UNSC Pony Express

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UNSC Pony Express
Production information


UNSC stealth corvette[1][2]

Service information

Last sighted:

November 3, 2552[3]

Participated battles:

Battle for Earth[3]


UNSC Navy[3]


The UNSC Pony Express was a UNSC stealth corvette. At the time of the Battle of Havana, she was the fastest ship available to the UNSC.[3]

Service history[edit]

Battle of Earth[edit]

During the Battle for Earth, the Pony Express was at Earth fighting the Covenant. After receiving a message from Dr. Halsey, Lord Hood planned on sending the SPARTAN-IIs to Onyx aboard the Pony Express, but they opted to instead capture a Covenant destroyer, the Bloodied Spirit, which was faster than even the Pony Express.[3]


The Pony Express is a reference to the old mail system where riders would take fast horses from checkpoint to checkpoint, picking up mail and getting a new horse at each one. It lasted from April 1860 to October 1861, only slightly more than a year, but it made a major impact.

List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 259
  2. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 263
  3. ^ a b c d e Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, Chapter 24