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Triton (TRS)

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For information on an Original Series battlestar of the same name, see Triton (TOS).
Triton (BST 39)
[[Image:|275px|Triton (BST 39)]]
Race: Colonial
Type: Military
FTL: Presumed
Propulsion:
Crew:
Capacity:
CO: James Jonasson (last known)[1]
XO: {{{xo}}}
Role: Carrier / battleship
Weapons: {{{weapons}}}
Armaments: Unknown
Defenses: {{{def}}}
Aircraft: * Viper Compliment
* Raptor compliment
Aviation facilities: * Flight deck
* Viper launch tubes
Fate: Destroyed, Zero Hour, 0 BCH
Emblem: Ship's patch
Other Images: Gallery
Dimensions
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Height: {{{height}}}
Weight: {{{weight}}}
Wingspan: {{{wingspan}}}
Other: {{{otherdi}}}

Triton is a battlestar in service with the Colonial Fleet prior to the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. It was destroyed alongside battlestars Columbia, Solaria, and Atlantia, as the Cylons attacked the Colonies. At the time of its destruction it was part of the 39th battlestar group (TRS: "Miniseries").

At least one Viper pilot, Lt. Alex "Crashdown" Quartararo survived the ship's destruction, and is found by President Roslin's fleet (TRS: "33"). Lt. Quartararo later serves aboard Galactica prior to his death on the surface of Kobol (TRS: "Fragged")

Related imagery

Notes

  • The ship is likely named after a figure in Colonial faith or mythology, given the parallels of the Colonial faith and the pantheon of Greek gods. In Greek mythology, Triton is not one of the Twelve Olympians himself (and as such might not be considered a Lord of Kobol by the Colonials), but the son of Poseidon and messenger of the sea.
  • Quartararo's ship patch is incorrectly mislabeled "BST 39". The costuming department very likely assumed that "BSG" stands for "Battlestar Galactica" and changed the last letter accordingly. However, "Water" and the patches for both Pegasus and Valkyrie establish that "BSG" stands for battlestar group.

References


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 | Catamaran type | Watersled 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




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