On an Italian site about ships (Navie Armatori) there is a picture of the Aquila during machinery trial.
link below http://www.naviearmatori.net/eng/foto-249493-1.html
In effect it shows a built ship, which in my opinion belongs to Real Life and not here, the never built
A long time ago I had promised to post some generic merchant ships, and so I'm delivering https://i.imgur.com/TeDB87i.png This is an early 20th Century cargo steamer, thousands of which plied their lawful trade in the world's oceans. Most had the Red Ensign (British Merchant Marine), and were around...
Actually this ship was built, a conversion of the liner Roma, the Aquila, was all but finished conversion, but with Italy's surrender in September 1943, the ship was captured in Genoa by German troops, was bombed by the RAF in 1944 and was sunk by British Chariots in 1945. After the war the wreck wa...
An interesting concept to be sure, a small navy against a world wide empire. But two wars in one year "Franco-Merina War of 1887 and 1887..."?
especially later "Franco-Merina War of 1887 and 1888."
Very nice ships drawing, this thread is one to look out for more.