Colonial Movers

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Colonial Movers
Colonial Movers
Race: Colonial
Type: Civilian
FTL: Yes
Crew: Unknown
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Fate: Destroyed; Flown into a sun (Daybreak, Part II)
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Colonial Movers is a company that operates four container ships that survived the Cylon attack (Miniseries).

One of the Colonial Movers ships is used as a decoy during the attack on a Cylon mining outpost. Although appearing to be a helpless mining ship, it is in fact carrying Captain Lee Adama's strike force of Vipers hidden in one of its cargo containers (The Hand of God).

At least one of the Colonial Movers jumps with the Laura Roslin faction to Kobol when the Fleet splits in two (The Farm).

One of the Colonial Movers ships is destroyed by the nuclear explosion on Cloud 9 (Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II). At least two of them landed on New Caprica (Precipice) and would later escape back to the Fleet (Exodus, Part II) while another remained with the Galactica in orbit.

The remaining Colonial Movers ships remain in the Fleet until they lose power in the Ionian nebula (Crossroads, Part II). The ships would survive the Battle of the Ionian Nebula and would arrive at Earth ("He That Believeth In Me", "Revelations"). When the fleet arrived at their new home, the remaining Colonial Movers were guided by Anders into the sun. (Daybreak, Part II)


  • The Colonial Movers name and slogan (We Move Anywhere) are visible on the ship model.
  • At least two Colonial Movers ships appear in the Original Series as well, with a similar design and the same slogan. They can be seen prominently during "Saga of a Star World", when the ships are first escaping the Colonies. They do not figure prominently in any TOS story line, however.
  • Plastic model enthusiasts may recognize the front of the ship as an element of the heat shield of the second stage engines of a Saturn V moon rocket model.

Related Imagery

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


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


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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