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Old September 13 2013, 10:03 PM   #280
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Re: Was the Enterprise A actually the Yorktown?

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^ The original Enterprise was named for CV-6, not CVN-65.
Oh? I always thought it was CVN-65, which was just a couple years old when "The Cage" was made and represented the latest and greatest of USN technology. Wherewas it said that it was named for CV-6?

The Making of Star Trek, and several other sources. (The other sources may have been referencing TMoST, though.) If I remember right, CVN-65 may have been the latest and greatest at the time, but CV-6 had quite the illustrious history behind it.
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