Name: Katherine Hitchcock
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Assignment: Chief Engineer, seaQuest DSV 4600
UEO Military ID#: PM921-1345-DB6
Security Access: A1B
Date of Birth: June 17, 1990
Character Profile: Highly focused, extremely bright. A formidable, independent thinker. Assertive and tenacious when she knows she's right. One of the most talented and dependable members of seaQuest crew.
Personal History: Born and raised in Cody, Wyoming. Graduated top of Naval Academy class in 2011. Marriage to Naval cadet Benjamin Krieg (current seaQuest Morale and Supply Officer) ended in divorce. Led seaQuest scientific refit team in 2017. Has ably assumed command of the ship during absence of Captain Bridger and Commander Ford.
Mission Specialty: Responsible for complete knowledge, maintenance and operation of all physical systems aboard the ship, including primary operation of ship's HyperReality Probe.