The SSV Dakar was a frigate attached to the 5th Fleet which took part in the First Contact War. Her commanding officer was Jacob Derbyshire. She also went to fight in the Battle of the Citadel.

In 2184 CE, she was dispatched to Alchera to investigate the the wreckage of the SSV Normandy, but was ambushed by geth drop-ships, who pursued her to the Relic system in the Eagle Nebula. She was utterly destroyed over Preying Mouth, and there were no survivors.