USS Mountaineer Logo

Animated Graphic line

USS Mountaineer Ship History

2023.03.23 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer shall resume normal operations.
Thank you for your respect.
2023.03.22 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The Mountaineer will come to 1/2 speed
and dim her lights for 24 hours, in honor of someone who
would have been a member who was born today March 22.
Susan "Tigger2" Richard. March 22, 1968 - November 10, 1999
2023.03.18 - We are on par for April 4 becoming fully commissioned
2023.03.15 - XO attended R1 Eng RDC Meeting
2023.03.13 - Mountaineer Comms Ship newsletter issue 5 is available
2023.03.01 - Handbook 3.4 now active
2023.03.01 - Region 1 Newsletter added to our website
2023.03.01 - Both issue 4 newsletters submitted to the R1 Exchange
2023.03.01 - Mountaineer Eng/Comms Ship newsletter issue 4 is available
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report for R1 Comms RDC
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report for R1 Engineering RDC
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report submitted to SFSO for Feb
2023.02.28 - Monthly Status Report for Feb submitted to SFI
2023.02.24 - XO attended R1 1st BDE SFMC monthly meeting
2023.02.22 - Sent a quote request over to a local vendor to get a
commission plaque made for our ship. Trying to support our
local businesses as much as possible
2023.02.15 - Mountaineer Comms Ship newsletter issue 4 is available
2023.02.15 - XO attended R1 Eng RDC Meeting
2023.02.15 - Happy Birthday to our XO Commander Stephen Richard
2023.02.11 - Dual Con is upon us, it was a very nice recruiting event
Details are in the Mission reports and Photo Gallery
2023.02.06 - Final review of all items for our recruiting event on
Feb 11.
2023.02.05 - Added manual updates 3.1 to 3.3 to the version list working
on 3.4 by adding history and 3.5 will be the release upon commission
2023.02.04 - The future is looking bright for the Mountaineer!
2023.02.03 - Proceeding with our new manual update for the
commissioning release
2023.02.01 - Submitted reports for SFMC and SFSO
2023.02.01 - Our STARFLEET Marine and Spec Ops units are fully
2023.02.01 - January MSR Submitted
2023.02.01 - Engineering and Comms Reports sent to R1 RDC's for Jan
2023.01.31 - Moved Michael & Kara to being crewmen on the ship
2023.01.28 - XO attended the R1 Handbook update first team meeting.
Was nice to talk to Ruth (Green) Lane former RC for R1 on the committee
2023.01.27 - XO attended the BDE1 monthly meeting as the OIC
of the MSG assigned to the USS Mountaineer.
2023.01.25 - Added Achieve for CQ to our website. This will
contain any CQ issue that has something about us.
2023.01.18 - Working on putting together all of our recruiting materials
2023.01.14 - Added new awards to the awards section that the
Crew were granted
2023.01.13 - Marine Capt Andy Clifton joined the Spec Ops unit
2023.01.09 - Submitted our Charity work report for the Q1 CQ
2023.01.04 - Happy Birthday to Ens Shyann Converse
2023.01.02 - Engineering and Comms Reports sent to R1 RDC's
2023.01.02 - January newsletters published and submitted to the
R1 Exchange
2023.01.01 - Working on our January newsletters should have them
ready soon.
2023.01.01 - For the challenge mentioned on 2022.12.05 our final total
of classes were 137 and for the full month it was 169
2022.12.31 - MSR submitted for the Month of December.
2022.12.30 - Submitted our final request for full launch as a
commissioned ship. We have met all the goals to start this process
early than the final date of 2023.04.04
2022.12.22 - Today the CO and XO dropped off the gifts for the
family we sponsored, this combined with the food elements
donated from our partner BowlesboyzBBQ were greatly received
by LT JG Jonathans Nelson who will pass them onto the family
his report will follow. (see in Mission Reports)
2022.12.20 -
*Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer Dims her lights in memory of
our Clergy Rev. Daphene Richard
2022.12.18 - XO attended the R1 End of year/Christmas Celebration
CO was not feeling well.
2022.12.13 - We are pleased to announce the promotions of two
 of our crewman. Jonathan Nelson has moved from the rank of
Ensign to the rank of Lieutenant J.G. and Andy Clifton has moved
from SFMC Rank 2nd Lieutenant to Marine Captain rank.
2022.12.05 - Starting the Crossfield challenge with the USS Aequitas
to see which of the two existing Crossfield class ships could
complete the most academy courses starting from Midnight
2022.12.05 and stopping at Might night 2023.01.01
2022.12.01 - Mountaineer Comms Newsletter for December
published along with the Engineering and Comms combined
2022.11.30 - New Partner added to our Charity list
2022.11.27 - Added the areas for SMFC, SFSO, Awards, and
Charity Work.
2022.11.25 - Had to recreate the ships history from the logs as
the page was not getting updated correctly, I guess what I get
for trying to do it the easy way. But now its working and
I believe all the way updated.
2022.11.25 - First let me say happy birthday to our CO Fleet
Captain Mary Francen.
2022.11.22 - Andy Clifton promoted to 2LT working on SFMC
2022.11.20 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends third Region 1
CO/XO Meeting
2022.11.19 - Submitted 9/11 flag article to the CQ for Dec
2022.11.16 - Crew members now stands at 11 still good for
2022.11.16 - Sadly a crew member had to be removed from the
ship. Their name has been redacted from the logs.
2022.1.15 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
2022.11.14 - Pennies for Easter drive started for 2023
2022.11.14 - Pet Fleet assignment to USS Mountaineer
2022.11.14 - Contacted CO of R1  USS Aequitas to coordinate
effects for Crossfield class ship standards
2022.11.13 - Crew manual update being evaluated
2022.11.13 - Crew members now stands at 12
2022.11.13 - Andy Clifton joined the Crew
2022.11.13 - XO granted Flight Control Officer Certification
2022.11.12 - CO/XO starting planning of ships awards
for next year
2022.11.10 - Region 1 awards submission completed
2022.11.09 - Our Logo patches have arrived!
2022.11.08 - The Klingon Attack Group (KAG) challenged
STARFLEET to their annual toy and food drive.
2022.11.06 - CO challenged the USS Challenger CO to get
them involved in the 2023 Toys for Tots Challenge.
2022.11.06 - Attended support ship USS Challenger meeting.
CO Adm. Bob Vosseller is very proud of how far we have came
in such a short time
2022.11.06 - Announced for submissions for Dec Newsletter
2022.11.05 - USS Mountaineer Hospitality Crew attends
Mac & Cheese Cook-off and tries to recruit members
2022.11.04 - Want to add new charity for 2023 called
Wreaths across America. They add Wreaths to veterans
graves. And we have a local group here that does this
2022.11.04 - Became Partner with Putnam Aging Program
in the Senior Citizens Pet care Program
2022.11.01 - Ships patches ordered
2022.11.02 - First Engineering Newsletter published
2022.11.02 - Received kudos from Fleet Shakedown regarding
2022.11.01 - Submitted Engineering Report to R1 RDC
2022.11.01 - 2nd MSR Report sent
2022.10.31 - Commodore Kevin Plummer came on board
for a shakedown inspection. He has been very helpful
in getting this ship up to par and getting us working
within the group
2022.10.31 - Business Cards Created for handing out for
2022.10.30 - CMO Fleet Captain David Singleton approached
his working group to be a part of our challenge for the Toys
For Tots
2022.10.30 - CO/XO challenged the crew to do a charity
toy gathering for 2023 to see how many total toys we can
gather for the Toys for Tots program.
2022.10.27 - Received word we will be able to recruit at
event next year for gamers called DualCon
2022.10.24 - By request from Ens. Jonathan Nelson he
has moved from Chief of Science into ships Counselor role
2022.10.24 - George Barber promoted to Cadet
2022.10.24 - Crew members now stands at 11 enough to start
Final Commissioning
2022.10.24 - George Barber Assigned to the Crew
2022.10.24 - Kara Barber Assigned to the Crew
2022.10.24 - Michael Barber Assigned to the Crew
2022.10.23 - XO Cmdr Stephen Richard joins R1 Manual
update team.
2022.10.23 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends second Region 1
CO/XO Meeting
2022.10.18 - USS Mountaineer Charity work announced for
1. A single child in one local church
2. A single child in another church
3. Wreaths made for senior citizens raffle
4. Adopt a senior
5. Toys for Tots
6. Free clothing Closet
7. Pet food for Senior Citizens
8. Donated to local 7/11 for helping a local family
2022.10.18 - CO & XO have a working lunch to discuss new
events, they also are able to discuss recruiting with restaurant
2022.10.14 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
2022.10.08 - USS Mountaineer Hospitality Crew attends
Chili Cook-off and tries to recruit members
2022.10.07 - CO Maria Dutilly from Region 7 ship USS Stella
Pirata, so meet with our crew and share knowledge
2022.10.05 - New Crew member added name redacted
2022.10.04 - Shakedown end announced as 2023.04.04
2022.10.04 - First Status Report sent to SF Command
2022.10.04 - USS Mountaineer Declared fit for shakedown
2022.09.30 - First Recruiting flyers posted
2022.09.29 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends first Region 1
CO/XO Meeting
2022.09.23 - Search for Recruiting Videos yields good results
2022.09.22 - CO FCapt Mary Francen receives the symbol
of command as a Stainless steel Crossfield class pizza cutter
2022.09.16 - First Call for Charity work for our Crew
2022.09.15 - First Newsletter presented to the crew
2022.09.15 - The first Crew manual presented to the crew
2022.09.14 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
2022.09.14 - CO FCapt Mary Francen and XO Cmdr Stephen
Richard attend a memorial flag raising of the 2001/9/1 flag
2022.09.05 - Crew members now stands at 6. Well on our way!
2022.09.05 - Crewman Ramlakhan assigned Science Department
2022.09.05 - Crewman Shanta Ramlakhan Joined Crew
2022.09.03 - USS Mountaineer has cookout with staff and friends
2022.09.02 - USS Mountaineer joins Region 1 newsletter
2022.08.31 - Crew training simulation presented to the crew
2022.08.31 - Crew members now stands at 5 enough to start
2022.08.31 - Ens Nelson assigned Science Department Chief
2022.08.31 - Ens Jonathan Nelson joins the USS Mountaineer
2022.08.31 - Shakedown request sent to SF Command
2022.08.30 - CO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 2
2022.08.30 - CO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 1
2022.08.26 - XO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 2
2022.08.24 - XO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 1
2022.08.24 - XO passes Officer Command College Exam
2002.08.24 - XO passes Officer Training School exam
2022.08.21 - Received official recognition of name USS
Mountaineer and Registry Number NX/NCC-325306 from DTS
2022.08.20 - Recruiting Flyers and Announcements published
2022.08.18 - Sent request for name and NCC to DTS
2022.04.17 - Received paperwork for deployment from SF
Shakedown director.
2022.08.15 - First Newsletter Mountaineer Comms Published
2022.08.13 - Sent Message to other SF ship in Delta sector
within our patrol area. No response
2022.08.13 - CO Flt Captain Mary Francen promotes LT. JG.
Stephen Richard to rank of Commander
2022.08.12 - Command Staff have their first face to face
meeting about the operations and expectations of the
new ship.
In attendance:
Flt Capt. Mary Francen CO
Flt Capt. David Singleton Medical Chief
Acting XO LT JG Stephen Richard
Ens. Shyann Converse Food and Hospitality Chief
2022.08.12 - Flt Capt. Mary Francen sends her newly created
operations manual to Support ship CO Adm. Bob Vosseller
for his input and suggestions.
2022.08.12 - CO Flt Capt. Mary Francen names LT JG
Stephen Richard as acting XO. He will also be carrying on
duties as Engineering and Communications Chief until further
staff are available to take over positions
2022.08.12 - Admiral Bob Vosseller CO of USS Challenger
NCC-1676D in Region 7 becomes associate member as our
Support Ship liaison during the shakedown process.
2022.08.12 - Enroute to Region 1 Space Dock, in communication
with ship who will be within our assigned area upon
final commissioning.
2022.08.12 - Studying data from Region 1 Delta Sector
to understand the lay of the land and the assignment areas.
2022.08.11 - Permission granted to disembark from
USS Challenger NCC-1676D in Region 7 to Region 1
space Dock
2022.08.10 - Beginning to create the operations manual.
Thanks to the commutations chief  LT. JG. Stephen
Richard for his hard work on this project.
2022.08.08 - In record time the computer systems (website)
are already setup and ready to be implemented once the
ship has been completed and certified ready for activation.
2022.08.06 - Interdenominational Chapel named in honor
Rev. Daphene Richard who passed away before the ship
could be commissioned.
2022.08.06 - Honored Guests assigned:
CMDR. Keith Richard Retired Security
Minister Daphene Richard – Memorial
2022.08.06 - The first 4 crew members are assigned to the ship:
Flt. Capt. Mary Francen - CO
Flt Capt. David Singleton - Medical Chief
LT. JG Stephen Richard - Communications and Engineering
Shyann Converse - Hospitality Operations
2022.08.04 - Ens. Stephen Richard receives field promotion to
02022.08.01 - The keel of the newest Crossfield class science
and battle starship is laid out in the new Archer Space dock,
assigned name USS Mountaineer.
2022.08.01 - A dream given form. After time away from fleet
operations our CO Flt Captain Mary Francen decides to go
back into active duty. Having formally been the XO of the
USS Challenger NCC-1676-D assigned to Region 7.
2006.04.01 - Stephen Richard Promoted to Ensign
2006.02.18 - Stephen Richard joins STARFLEET
2004.11.08 - CMO promoted to Fleet Captain as CMO of USS
2004.11.08 - CO promoted to Fleet Captain as XO of USS
1998.09.19 - David Singleton joins STARFLEET
1996.06.14 - CO passes Officer Command College Exam
1996.03.04 - CO passes Officer Training School exam
1992.01.25 - Mary Francen joins STARFLEET