This article talks from the Real World Perspective, and not from the point of view of the Star Trek Universe.

The USS Lothlorien (registry NCC-514251-C) is a simulation in the United Space Federation, founded in 1996. The Lothlorien, or "Loth" for short, is named after the forest Lothlórien in the novel Lord of the Rings. It sims every Friday night at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time in the AOL chatroom Sector001.

The Lothlorien's current

Commanding Officer is Fleet Captain Shane Booker

Executive Officer is Commander Peter Schulte.