Captain of the U.S.S. Farragut who was killed, along with 200 other crew members, by the dikironium cloud creature at planet Tycho IV in 2257. James T. Kirk recalled Garrovick as one of the finest men he had ever known and carried the memory of his death through the years. Garrovick's son confronted the same creature aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2268 under the command of Captain Kirk.