The ship had a typical Federation starship hull structure, comprised of a saucer section primary hull, and a triangular aft secondary hull, with two connected warp nacelles. The aft end of the triangular secondary hull featured the ship's shuttlebay. (TNG episode: "Unification I")
By 2368, the B-24-CLN had been assigned to the Surplus Depot Z15 in orbit of Qualor II in Sector 213. The facility was responsible for storing the hulls and salvaging useful components from such decommissioned vessels.