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Starbase 12 was a Federation starbase administered by Starfleet and the command base of its sector. It was located on a planet in the Gamma 400 system which was located close to the planets Achrady VII, Ceti Alpha V, Gemaris V, Mab-Bu VI, Pollux IV, and Risa. (TOS: "Space Seed", "Who Mourns for Adonais?"; TNG: "Captain's Holiday", "Power Play")

In 2167, Starbase 12 was under the command of Admiral Uttan Narsu, who also commanded all vessels in the sector, including the USS Essex. (TNG: "Power Play")

In 2267, James T. Kirk originally set course for Starbase 12 with the SS Botany Bay in tow. In its way, the ship passed by the Ceti Alpha system. (TOS: "Space Seed")

Later that year, after the USS Enterprise had been stopped by an unknown force, Captain Kirk ordered Lieutenant Nyota Uhura to relay the position and circumstances of the starship to Starbase 12. (TOS: "Who Mourns for Adonais?")

In 2364, the starbase was inexplicably evacuated for two days. Starfleet Command gave no explanation for this action. Captains Walker Keel, Rixx and Tryla Scott saw this as further evidence of a conspiracy within Starfleet. (TNG: "Conspiracy")

In 2366, the USS Enterprise-D underwent a one-week refit at Starbase 12, following its exhausting mission at Gemaris V. (TNG: "Captain's Holiday")

In 2369, Starbase 12 sent a message to Sector 25712 on an encoded beta channel via Starfleet Commnet One. Later that year, when Lieutenant Aquiel Uhnari and Klingon commander Morag were believed to be coalescent organisms, these two were supposed to be brought to a secure medical facility on Starbase 12. (TNG: "Aquiel", okudagram)

Background Edit

During the process of filming "Aquiel", the starbase that Uhnari and Morag were to be delivered to was changed from Starbase 212 to Starbase 12. [1]

Apocrypha Edit

Starbase 12 was also featured in the video game Star Trek: Bridge Commander and the novel Ship of the Line, in which the USS Bozeman protected Starbase 12, which was the building site of the USS Enterprise-E.

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