Re: Crazily shaped assignment patches
The Defiant had the arrowhead of the Enterprise in the episode The Tholian Web
, What they did in In a Mirror, Darkly
was a retcon.
It's unclear how the patches actually related to various ships. Some Starbase personnel actually wore the Enterprise arrowhead as well.
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