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StarTrek The Crew Of The Original Serie

"Uhura "


 

STARFLEET DATABASE FILE: Uhura
Mid-level Biography Brief Mode
Played By: Nichelle Nichols
Rank: Commander
Date of birth: 2239
Place of birth: United States of Africa,
Earth Parents: Mother, M'Umbha
Education: Starfleet Academy, 2257-61

Starfleet Career Summary 2266 --
Communications officer, U.S.S. Enterprise, under Capt. James T. Kirk 2271 -- Promoted to lieutenant commander, refit U.S.S. Enterprise under Capt. Will Decker
2277 -- Assigned to Starfleet Academy cadet training and Starfleet Command communications
2285 -- By now a commander, aboard U.S.S. Enterprise for rescue of Genesis development team
2286 -- Inquiry dismisses charges related to theft of U.S.S. Enterprise 2287 -- Oversees communications on new NCC-1701-A Enterprise Uhura served as communications officer aboard the Enterprise on its original five-year mission, under the command of James T. Kirk. It is not unusual to see her rewire or repair her own communications board during a crisis.
In Swahili the name of Uhura, a striking black woman, translates to 'freedom,' and she speaks that language fluently. She also has a singing voice and was known to entertain members of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew, accompanying herself on the Vulcan harp. Uhura has shown some romantic interest in Scotty, but it was never pursued. After her memory was wiped in 2267 by the space probe Nomad, Uhura spent considerable time relearning the huge pieces of information the probe had destroyed. Uhura served at Starfleet Command on Earth after the reassignment of the original U.S.S. Enterprise to Starfleet Academy in 2284, where part of her duty was to give lectures.
Prior to the Khitomer peace conference, Uhura returned to her former post on the U.S.S. Enterprise-A at the request of Captain Kirk.