I want to show to the fellow artists 04 preliminary drawings (WIP) for my AU navy in the Eastern Mediterranean in the 1960s. Initially I planed a design between a Leander and a Blackwood. But after seeing the nice Heuhen´s Fletcher/Oslo based vessel, I also tried with a flush deck destroyer escort / frigate.
The gun selected was a Vickers 4 inch. ASW weapons were 2 triple torpedo tubes, 1 Terne mounting (the other candidates were Bofors 375 mm sextuple rocket launcher and trainable Hedgehog), 1 light helicopter (Wasp or Alouette III, if it can handle, an helicopter of UH1 or Lynx class), and Bofors L70. Last ships of the series would be armed with Sea Chaparral too.s
The machinery is with 2 shafts. It can be an all diesel plant, a codog, or traditional for the era steam turbines.
May I ask which of the designs is more balanced and plausible for a Navy which was the "poor maid" of the armed forces of my fictional country? Thanks for your help and
A final note about the credits: I´m not sure about the final quality of my drawings, but I´m completely sure that the base drawings that I chose are of excellent quality. So, if my attempt is successful I will credit the original artists, but if the drawings are a failure, I am the sole and only responsable. Cheers!