|Born||c. 221 BBY, Secundus Ando|
|Died||20 BBY, Anaxes II|
|Chronological and Political information|
|Era||Rise of the Empire Era|
Admiral Trench was a Harch male who was known to be one of the most fearful and legendary Commander who worked for the Corporate Alliance and the Separatist Alliance, whose extensive naval career spanned several decades. A veteran of countless conflicts, Trench gained fame during the Andoan Wars, first defending his planet and then spearheading a counteroffensive against the Andoan Free Colonies. A master strategist, he became known as Ando's greatest military leader and accumulated an impressive record, eventually coming to serve the Corporate Alliance. His tactics were ruthlessly efficient, and he became feared by his enemies, whether they were pirates or veteran officers from the Old Galactic Republic. In 34 BBY, Trench masterminded the Alliance's blockade of the Malastare Narrows and, in the ensuing Battle of Malastare Narrows, nearly eradicated an entire Republic-backed task force under the command of Captain Wullf Yularen. When Jedi-led reinforcements arrived, Trench's flagship was destroyed and the admiral himself presumed dead, but he survived thanks to a pressure suit and his natural toughness as a Harch.
During the Clone Wars, Trench became a key member of the Confederate Navy, being one of the Confederacy's most experienced admirals. In 22 BBY, he led the Confederate blockade of Christophsis from the dreadnaught Invincible, which brought him into conflict with a Republic battle group commanded by Jedi Generals Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. When Skywalker and Trench's old rival, Wullf Yularen, attempted to use an experimental stealth ship to breach the blockade, Trench began a deadly game of cat and mouse with them. He was outsmarted when Skywalker exploited his overconfidence, crashing several tracking torpedoes into the bridge of the Invincible.
Trench managed to survive, albeit with partial cybernetic reconstruction, and commanded his forces against the Republic during the battle of Ringo Vinda. Upon witnessing a clone trooper execute Tiplar, Trench was ordered by Dooku to capture the clone and deliver him to Serenno for examination, though a Republic team intervened and rescued Tup. In another campaign, Trench besieged the Republic shipyards at Anaxes II for weeks on end, exploiting the Techno Union's secret access to a Republic strategy algorithm. Even as the tide of battle began to turn, Trench remained intent on annihilating the Jedi and their clone infantry. Though he activated a bomb beneath the assembly complex on Anaxes, Skywalker infiltrated Trench's flagship and forced the admiral to divulge the sequence to disarm the device. When Trench tried to retaliate, Skywalker drove his lightsaber through his chest, inflicting a death that even the hardened Harch could not escape.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Cat and Mouse" (First appearance)
- Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures – "Starfighter" (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "The Unknown"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "The Bad Batch"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "A Distant Echo"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "On the Wings of Keeradaks" (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Unfinished Business"