Federation freighter/cargo ship, registy number NCC-F1313, commanded in 2270 by
Captain O'Shea. On stardate 6334.1 the Huron was attacked and
ransacked by an Orion pirate vessel, leaving
the bridge crew severely injured. The Huron's cargo had contained dilithium crystals and a small
quantity of strobolin, a vital medicine needed urgently by U.S.S. Enterprise
Chief Medical Officer McCoy to treat Mr. Spock for choriocytosis,
a disease fatal to Vulcans. ("The Pirates of Orion").
(Size comparison between the S.S. Huron and the U.S.S. Enterprise - 8KB gif).