Re: Was the Enterprise A actually the Yorktown?
Exactly. And it could also have been a brand new Yorktown
that was just about to be commissioned when the decision was made to re-name it Enterprise
Personally, since thereīs no on-screen reason to doubt it, GRīs word is good enough for me.
"Do you give me attitude, Spock?" - "Iīm expressing multiple attitudes simultaneously, Sir. To which are you referring?"