Of course, I referring to Chief Engineer/Captain Montgomery Scott and Captain Tryla Scott, "one of Starfleet's finest" from TNG: Conspiracy

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Has any canon or (more likely) Expanded Universe source suggested a familial link between them?

  • Dunno. Don't think so. There have also been other Scotts in the show including an engineer on the Franklin and a MACO on the Enterprise; memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Scott – Valorum Jun 29 '18 at 19:59
  • @Valorum: Then let's throw them in the mix too! I also think not, but on the other hand, it wouldn't shock me if some novel somewhere dreamt up a relation. – ThePopMachine Jun 29 '18 at 20:41
  • Some folks have postulated a relationship-of-convenience between Scotty and Uhura so.................. – Emsley Wyatt Jun 29 '18 at 22:22
  • The resemblance is clear! – Paul D. Waite Apr 21 '20 at 23:23

Main canon

There's no indication in any of the films, TV shows or other media that she's related to the Montgomery Scott.

It's a relatively common name within the franchise as well as in reality. Additionally, her profile page on StarTrek.com makes no reference to any famous ancestors.

EU Canon

Kirk and Picard briefly meet up in the EU Novel Star Trek: Preserver. Tryla Scott is mentioned. Kirk doesn't know who she is, nor is any mention made of her relative being someone that Kirk knows intimately.

“Focusing only on Starfleet command appointments made in the past twenty years,” Savrin answered, “we have identified thirty seven orders generated with a lack of traceable authorization codes.”

“Are you familiar with Captain Tryla Scott?” Picard asked Kirk.

Kirk wasn’t.

“She broke your record for youngest starship captain. Her orders can’t be traced.”

  • Agreed! It’d be a name coincidence just like there are millions of “Smith” family names. – MissouriSpartan Apr 22 '20 at 3:19

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