Gluck was listed on a directory placard found on the 2nd level of Starfleet Training Command. This admiral had an office in room 200. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)
Admiral Gluck was named after Daniel Gluck. The placard mentioning D. Gluck was sold on It's A Wrap! sale and auction for US$31.99. . Gluck's role in the Academy was not clear. The definition for a receiving ship, from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, was, a usually obsolete or unseaworthy ship moored at a navy yard and used for new recruits or men in transit between stations.