Galaxy, U.S.S.

Caption: A Galaxy-class schematic

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Episode: TNG 101 - Encounter at Farpoint, Part I

The first Galaxy-class starship, a prototype for the most sophisticated of Federation ships in the late 24th century.

In 2374, the U.S.S. Galaxy, named after its class, was damaged during an invasion of Cardassian space.