Quincy Tophet is the second scientist aboard the USS Nathan James. Initially, Quincy was secretly helping the Russians against his own will, however, after he was discovered, he ceased all contact. After his wife, Kelly Tophet and daughter, Ava Tophet were rescued he started to be much more cooperative. In the season finale, he takes a bullet from a Maryland state trooper to save Kara Foster, her unborn child and possibly others while on the bridge. As Kara, Doc Rios, and Slattery were treating his wounds, he told them to hide the vaccine and died reopening his own wound before he could tell the state troopers anything.
Events of The Last ShipEdit
Quincy has been getting into arguments with his wife. Later, he, along with the crew of the Nathan James arrive in Baltimore. After hostilities with the Maryland state troopers, Quincy is mortally wounded after taking a bullet for Kara Foster to save her and her unborn child. (No Place Like Home)
Season 2 Edit
As he lies in a pool of his own blood, Doc Rios, Kara and Slattery are treating his wounds. Quincy tells Rios to hide the vaccine somewhere on the bridge. The State Troopers bring Kelly to demand the location of the vaccine, but Quincy reopened his wound and died before he could tell them anything.