Larson Destroyers were built by the Federation at the same time as the Constitution Light Cruisers in order
to serve as patrol units on the Federation's borders. The Larson Destroyers allowed other craft to be freed up for other more pressing
While the Constitution saw major structural refits during the late-2260's, the Larson was instead phased
out of service and ultimately scrapped, being replaced by the newer Miranda Light Cruiser.