|USS Puget Sound|
|Orders received by the USS Puget Sound in 2364|
|Owner:||United Federation of Planets|
That same year, prior to stardate 41775, this starship, along with the USS Ganymede, were jointly surveying a sector. Both starship captains received orders from a Starfleet admiral at the Starfleet Mission Operations Division.
In these orders, the captains were advised to avoid a range of subsectors and to refrain from using high energy sensor scans in another subsector. That order had been supported by Admiral Marcia Meldal-Johnsan and dealt with diplomatic negotiations with the New Zealand government. Both captains were to acknowledge this order on subspace com net security code 045, code 100 alpha.