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Old September 3 2013, 06:50 AM   #180
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Re: Was the Enterprise A actually the Yorktown?

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Was there any specific mention of the USS Constitution in TOS, aside from perhaps the Court Martial chart?
The NCC-1700 on that chart was never canonically referred to as the U.S.S. Constitution. The term "Constitution class" was on a diagram though; I believe it was in one of Scotty's technical manuals.

I do recall mention in the novelization of the Enterprise being the only ship of the original twelve to survive its 5-year mission intact, and that is why it became the basis for the movie era refit.
Well, that would have been contradicted by Picard's statement about having a Connie in the Starfleet Museum.
We could argue that "12 like it in the fleet" might refer to twelve ships with the same mission and/or mission package as the Enterprise. Doesn't necessarily rule more than 12 Constitution class ships of different mission/mission packages.
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