- "No, my father didn't fight in the wars. He was a navigator on a spice freighter."
- ―Luke Skywalker
A navigator was a member of a starship's crew responsible for the vessel's navigation. As a child, Luke Skywalker was told by his uncle, Owen Lars, that his father was a navigator on a spice freighter, though in reality Anakin Skywalker was a Jedi Knight who fought in the Clone Wars.
- "Orientation"—Star Wars Insider 157 (First appearance)
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First mentioned)
- Star Wars: A New Hope (Mentioned only)
- The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back junior novelization
- Aftermath (Mentioned only)
- Aftermath: Empire's End