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Old December 24 2012, 01:03 AM   #67
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Re: NCC = Not Constitution Class?

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post

- "Starship class" clearly doesn't make sense (if taken literally, it would require the existence of a "USS Starship"). Clearly the sign should have said Starship TYPE, not Starship CLASS.
Not necessarily:

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock wrote:
CHEKOV (OC): I'd swear something that was there sir.
KIRK (OC): What did you see?
CHEKOV: For an instant ...a scout class vessel.
KIRK: Could be Grissom. Patch in the hailing frequency. Grissom, this is Enterprise calling. Please come in.
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