I wanna find the Enterprise-E
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Join Date: Dec 2007
12-28-2011, 05:57 PM
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Remember, every Enterprise except the TOS and the D was originally destined to be another ship, until the previous Enteprise was destroyed, when it was renamed.
The only two ships you could possibly make a case for this statement with are the 1701-A and the 1701-E.
There is no evidence that the
was ever intended to be any other ship. At the end of Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country, the
is ordered home to be decommissioned. Kirk's tour of inspection aboard the
is supposed to take place some time thereafter.
As for the
, I can't say for sure what Starfleet had planned. There is no canonical record of the
was destroyed in battle defending a Klingon outpost against a Romulan attack. The Galaxy-class did not enter service until quite some time later, and during the period between the C's destruction and the launch of the D, there were no other ships named
. I think it is a safe bet to say that Starfleet had the opportunity to plan a ship to be the C's successor.