Re: Was ANYTHING retained when the Enterprise was refit?
C.E. Evans wrote:
To me, it's much easier to call it what it was onscreen--a redesign of the ship. And I think about 9% of the original was retained (to match Decker's claim that Kirk didn't know the redesign a tenth as well as he did).
I tend to take it as a refit/rebuild. It is not without precedent. Look at the USS Merrimac when she was rebuilt as the CSS Virginia.
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