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Old November 17 2013, 05:10 AM   #70
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Re: Commodores in command of Starships?

WisTrekFan wrote: View Post
I just recently rewatched "The Doomsday Machine," and after following this thread on commodores, I paid a little closer attention to the episode. I noticed that in the exchange between Decker and Kirk after Kirk discovers Decker has taken command of the Enterprise, Decker reminds Kirk that he is speaking to a senior officer, not a superior officer. That may indicate that Decker may be more of a senior captain with the honorific rank or title of commodore. Just some speculation on my part.
Very good observation. That had slipped by me, for some dumb reason. I was taking what Decker said as being synonymous with "superior officer."
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