USS Pathfinder • 190601.1200

Personnel File for Isamu Katayama

Lieutenant Junior Grade Isamu Katayama

NameIsamu Katayama
Age31 years (as of 2404.04.20)
AssignmentMedical Officer (USS Pathfinder)
Lieutenant Junior Grade

Physical Appearance

Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Skin Color: Pale
Height: 5' 7
Weight: 110 lbs.

Small, slightly-built. Handsome, but nondescript.


Born, Sapporo, Japan 2372.12.18. Mother is a nurse. Father is a mechanic, specializing in vintage motor vehicles. His most prized possession is a 1965 Honda Formula One racecar.

Family life centered around international community of antique motorcar collectors. Isamu is a gifted mechanic and driver, but followed his urges to study medicine and join Starfleet.

Parents, Ukyo and Natsumi
Older brother, Toshio, painter
Twin sister, Akemi, holonovelist

Was originally stationed aboard the Calhoun, resigned his commission, then asked to return to Starfleet and was assigned to the USS Broadsword. Calhoun 2O Ditch, under orders from Captain Denorian, requested he be returned to the Calhoun.

Departed USS Calhoun: January, 2396
Returned: January, 2398
2399.06.20 - Transferred to USS Valkyrie
2400.01.15 - USS Valkyrie destroyed
2400.07.01 - Assigned to USS Pathfinder
2402.02.14 - Married Jemmi Stenson
2402.11.16 - Promoted to Lieutenant, Junior Grade

Psychological Profile

Very quiet, very disciplined young man. Prefers low-tech methods and solutions. Painfully shy, but hard-working.

Specialties and Skills

General medical, and had become an accomplished surgeon. Antique mechanical systems, especially motorized transport.

Hobbies and Interests

Runs cross-country. Expert skier. Plays trumpet. Likes old Earth jazz. Miles Davis fan.


Won the Academy marathon in his third year. Graduated in top third of his class.

Had a romantic relationship with Counselor Stenson during his first tour of duty on the Calhoun. Left the ship and Starfleet suddenly, for reasons even he found difficult to explain. Later regretted his actions, and jumped at the opportunity to return.