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Old June 27 2012, 05:50 PM   #132
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Re: The operational status of NCC 1701-A...?

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It should be noted that ST6 does not exactly indicate a change in the ship's status yet. True, Uhura receives a message saying that "they" are to be decommissioned, yet Kirk responds with a log entry that refers to the ongoing mission of this very vessel under future crews.
I recall being very confused about that sequence of events when I first saw ST VI. The decomissioning message seems to come out of nowhere & then Kirk's log entry seems to indicate that he believes that the ship will be passed on to another crew. It is only because of the launch of the 1701-B in Generations that we now assume that the ship was being decomissioned, but it wasn't so clear upon first viewing.
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