Archeron

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Archeron
Archeron
Race: Colonial
Type: Military
FTL: Yes
Propulsion: * 6x sublight engines
* 40x maneuvering thrusters
Crew:
Capacity:
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XO: {{{xo}}}
Role: Carrier / battleship
Weapons: {{{weapons}}}
Armaments: * ~24x primary batteries
* ~514x point-defense cannons
* ~12x missile tubes
Defenses: {{{def}}}
Aircraft: * Full Viper Mk. II/Mk. III compliment
* Full Raptor compliment
Aviation facilities: * 2x flight pods
* 2x flight decks
* 80x Viper launch tubes
Fate: Destroyed, Battle of Sector 12, YR58 (42 years BCH)
Emblem: [[Image:{{{patch}}}|175px|Ship's patch]]
Other Images: Gallery
Dimensions
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Width: {{{width}}}
Height: {{{height}}}
Weight: {{{weight}}}
Wingspan: {{{wingspan}}}
Other: {{{otherdi}}}
Game Information
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Construction Time: {{{construction}}}
Hull Size: {{{hull size}}}
Hull: {{{hull}}}
Mobility
FTL Cooldown: {{{ftl cooldown}}} turns
Speed: {{{speed}}} m/s
Turn Rate: {{{turn rate}}}°/turn
Armor Sum
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Armor Left: {{{armor left}}}
Armor Right: {{{armor right}}}
Armor Front: {{{armor front}}}
Armor Rear: {{{armor rear}}}
Armor Top: {{{armor top}}}
Armor Bottom: {{{armor bottom}}}
Armament
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Munition Slots: {{{munitions}}}
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Squadron Slots: {{{squadrons}}}
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Additional Information
Archeron in the separate continuity
Archeron in the primary continuity


Archeron is a Galactica type battlestar in service with the Colonial Fleet during the First Cylon War.

Ten years into the war, the ship is stationed in Sector 12 on a covert op, waiting for Graystone Industries scientist Doctor Beka Kelly. Prior to her arrival, Archeron is engaged by the Cylons in what is now known as the Battle of Sector 12, and destroyed with all hands lost. Her hull is discovered to still be largely intact, and used as a hiding ground for several Cylon Raiders, waiting to pick off any additional Colonial units that may show up. No previous indication of an attack was received prior to the arrival of Raptor 909.

Archeron's hull is later used to ward off these Raiders after the Raptor scout carrying Kelly uses the ships still active FTL pistons as an escape route (Blood and Chrome).

Notes

"We can forgive Beqa (sic), being a civlian, for getting it incorrect, but Archeron is a Battlestar."[1]
  • Unusually, the nameplate of the Archeron is rendered in the typeface used for the word "Galactica" in series title card and on Colonial unit seals, rather than the font normally used for ship markings in the reimagined series.
  • The name is likely a misspelling of Acheron, one of the rivers of the Greek underworld.
  • Archeron's hull number is never seen.

Gallery

References

  1. Briedis, David (10 November 2012). Incredible work on... (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 11 November 2012.