Dhol K'shav was an Andorian Starfleet officer who served in the 23rd century. He was a veteran officer, having risen through the ranks to the rank of Captain, and served in Starfleet for 53 years.


Dhol K'shav graduated Starfleet Academy in the Class of 2260. He served aboard the USS Heisenberg (Chief of Security) and the USS Sagittarius (Weapons Officer) during the formative years of his career.

In 2278, he accepted the First Officer position aboard the USS Republic, where he served under Captain William Townshend. In 2285, Captain Townshend recommended then Commander K'shav for a command and promotion to Captain.

In 2285, newly promoted Captain K'shav took command of the USS Bonaventure. He commanded the ship through three 5 year missions. After over 40 years in space, Captain K'shav accepted a teaching assignment at Starfleet Academy where he served out the remainder of his career. Captain K'shav retired in 2313 and returned home to his family on Andoria. Dhol K'shav passed away in his sleep in 2347.

Captain K'shav served with honor and in his 53 years of service was decorated as follows: