Starfleet transport vessels used in the mid 24th century with a crew of 27 and capable of carrying over 500 people.

USS Denver NCC-54927
   While transporting 517 colonists to the Beloti Sector in 2368 the Denver struck a gravitic mine left over from the Cardassian wars and    took heavy damage. The USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D was called to assist with the survivors.
   "Ethics" - TNG.