|First appearance||Second Bug War|
|Type||John A. Warden Type Starship|
|Function||Earth Defence Fleet|
The Franklin (7885) was a ship in the Earth Defence Fleet stationed at the L-6 Satellite Base during the Second Bug War, distinguished by red trim. With two fast attack ships assisting, the Franklin counter attacked against the Arachnid-controlled John A. Warden. During this engagement, the Franklin was hit by John A. Warden, heavily damaged and forced to disengage.