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Name: Alan Whelan.

Rank: Lieutenant Commander.

Position:  Chief Engineer. Warp Core Specialist, Advanced Starship Design.

Species: Human Male.

Origin: Earth, Region 20, Sol Sector, Milky Way Galaxy, Orion Arm, Laniakea Supercluster.

Affiliation: United Federation of Planets, Starfleet Command.

About Me


Native of North Dublin, Ireland. Married to fellow crew member Elaine Whelan. A committed lifelong fan of 'Star Trek'. Primarily a fan of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation', 'Deep Space Nine', 'Enterprise', 'Star Trek' (The Original Series) and 'Star Trek: Voyager' in that order. Have seen very little of the animated series.


Favourite Vessel: Galaxy Class Starship.


Favourite Episodes: 'The Best of Both Worlds', 'Cause and Effect', 'Relics', 'All Good Things' and 'What You Leave Behind'.


Favourite Movie: 'First Contact' & 'Nemesis'.


Favourite 'Star Trek' Books: Star Trek Destiny Trilogy, Star Trek Invasion Quadrilogy, The Nit Pickers guides to Star Trek, Ships of the Line books and Star Trek The Next Generation 365.


Favourite Trek Moment: 'I am Locutus of Borg, Resistance is Futile. Your life as it has been is over. From this time forward you will service us'

'Mr. Worf  .. Fire'.


Favourite Character: Captain Jean Luc Picard, Commander William T. Riker and the USS ENTERPRISE NCC-1701-D. I make no apologies for not being able to choose a single character!


Other sci-fi favourites include 'Battlestar Galactica' (original and reboot), 'Space 1999', 'U.F.O.', 'Continuum', 'Fringe', 'Buck Rogers', 'Star Wars', 'Aliens' quadrilogy, 'The Thing', 'Predator' and 'Alien versus Predator'. 'Robocop', 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (original).