The ship on whether TNG is in the same continuity as TOS left spacedock during Encounter at Farpoint.
that Admiral who visited Picard's Enterprise,
who didn't like using the transporter?
To be sure, he was an unnamed admiral who bore a striking resemblence to Leonard McCoy, despite what Memory Alpha says. Just sayin'
Oh please, that was obviously
a McCoy from an alternate reality, not the TOS one. If the filmmakers intended them to be one and the same, the MOVIE Enterprise wouldn't have come up on the screen when it should have been the TV series version in "The Naked Now". Clearly in the TNG universe the technology advanced at a different rate...