The Ghost Fleet is an assemblage of Colonial Fleet military assets written-off as lost or destroyed during the First Cylon War. In reality, it is a secret task force assembled for a counter-strike against Cylon targets, following a string of Colonial failures and defeats by the 10th year of the war, circa 58YR.
Ghost Fleet operated independently of the Admiralty, and thus contact between units was deliberately isolated and compartmentalized. Ghost Fleet's flagship, Orion class battlestar Osiris commanded by Commander Ozar, lead the Fleet.
Aboard Raptor 909, Galactica Raptor pilots William Adama and Coker Fasjovik, along with civilian technology specialist Becca Kelly, happen across this Ghost Fleet en route to Djerba. They are spared destruction at the hands of fellow Colonials following the issuance of a passcode.
Following the Battle of Djerba and Kelly's upload of mis-information via Djerba's Cylon communication array, the Ghost Fleet launches its offensive, the first resounding and much-needed Colonial victory (Blood and Chrome).
The Fleet itself numbered numerous military craft, amongst them:
- This is a Battlestar Wiki descriptive term.