Hitei Kan

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Hitei Kan
Hitei Kan
Race: Colonial
Type: Civilian industrial
FTL: Yes
Propulsion: 2x sublight engines
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Role: Tylium refinery ship
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Fate: Scuttled, circa 4 ACH
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Hitei Kan is a tylium refinery ship in the Fleet.

The vessel is the site of a short-lived, but large labor strike threatening to spill over to other vessels in the Fleet. The strike is later resolved when a union, originally based on New Caprica, is reinstated to aid with worker needs (TRS: "Dirty Hands").

The ship's unique radiation signature is used by the Cylons to track the Fleet to the Ionian nebula. The signature is described as "a leak" and, after its discovery, used to lead the Cylons away from the rest of the Fleet (TRS: "Crossroads, Part I"). During the Battle of the Ionian Nebula, Hitei Kan gathers near Astral Queen, Zephyr, and Cybele, to escape oncoming Cylon Raiders (TRS: "He That Believeth In Me").

Mutiny

During the FTL upgrades with Cylon technology the crew of Hitei Kan mutinied, killing one Cylon and two Marines, causing Galactica to scramble the MARDET alert team.

Communications office Louis Hoshi tapped into wireless communications between the refinery ship and Tom Zarek aboard Colonial One, linking Zarek to the takeover. After Zarek is arrested, Admiral Adama succeeds in getting the coordinates of the missing ship and to dispatch more Raptors to return it to the Fleet (TRS: "A Disquiet Follows My Soul")

Notes

  • Hitei Kan is not identified by name in "Dirty Hands", but only referred to as "refinery ship". However, Chief Tyrol names the ship in a deleted scene. Moreover, it is identified in the episode's script.
  • The ship is almost identical to Daru Mozu except that the bridge of Hitei Kan has a neck sticking out from the main hull with wing-like structures going from side to side. What appears to be the bridge that is almost identical to the one on Daru Mozu, which has just the bridge-like structure extending from the main hull.
  • In "Home, Part I" a refinery ship is referred to as "refueling tanker", but the configuration of the ship is identical to Daru Mozu and Hitei Kan.
  • In "A Disquiet Follows My Soul" as the ship jumps away from the Fleet, Saul Tigh laments of the ship's disappearance "Taking all our fuel with them." Unless this is a continuity error, this may suggest that Hitei Kan is the only tylium ship left within the Fleet, and that Daru Mozu was either abandoned or destroyed, perhaps in the Battle of New Caprica.
    • However, in Guess What's Coming to Dinner?, in a scene showing the Rebel Basestar jumping away, both Tylium refinery ships can be seen together in the fleet, suggesting Colonel Tigh's dialog could have been a continuity error, or suggesting that Daru Mozu is no longer able to refine Tylium for use in the fleet, possibly due to battle damage. The shot can be seen here.

Related Imagery


Ships in the Re-Imagined Series, Caprica, & Blood & Chrome


Historical

Ancient Kobolian: Galleon


Colonial Military

Battlestar Classes: Mercury class | Galactica-type | Valkyrie-type | Orion class

Battlestars: Galactica | Pegasus | Valkyrie | Columbia | Archeron
Osiris | Yashuman | Triton | All Named | All Unnamed

Support Ship Types: Loki type | Berzerk type | Defender type | Demeter type | Alert type

Support Ships: Loki | Berzerk | Brenik | All Unnamed

Auxiliary Craft: Viper Mark II | Viper Mark III | Viper Mark VII | Stealthstar | Blackbird | Raptor | Atmospheric Shuttle

Colonial Stations: Armistice Station | Colonial Fleet Headquarters | Ministry of Defense | Ragnar Anchorage
Scorpion Fleet Shipyards


Colonial Civilian

Pre-Cylon War: Air Force Viper | Blackhawk | Graystone blimp | Jump ship | Phoenix

Virtual aircraft: Autogyro | Dreadnaught | Vintage Viper

Post-Fall Civilian Fleet: Astral Queen | Cloud 9 | Colonial One | Daru Mozu | Demetrius | Gemenon Traveler | Gideon
Olympic Carrier | Prometheus | Rising Star | Scylla | Zephyr | List of all civilian ships

Civilian Ship Types: Passenger liners | Mining ships | Repair ships | Tylium refinery ships | Research ships

Civilian Operators: Gemon Liners | Pan Galactic | Saggitarian Spaceways | Eversun


Cylon

Basestar Types: Cylon War Era basestars | Modern basestar | Guardian basestar | Rebel basestar

Support Ships: Resurrection Ship | Reconnaissance Drone | Freighter

Auxiliary Craft: Cylon War Era Raider | Modern Raider | Heavy Raider

Cylon Stations: Cylon Refinery | The Colony | Resurrection Hub