Re: Sleeping on the Enterprise
Mario de Monti wrote:
There probably is a watch officer that takes over when the regular command crew goes off-duty. He or she will not be qualified to really command the ship, but qualified enough to supervise its normal operation.
While he or she might not be "The Commanding Officer," when on duty as the watch officer they are in command of the ship.
Vulcans refer to this as a'Tha