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Affondatore (1866)

Italian Regia Marina, 1863-1907 Affondatore was an armoured ram of the Regia Marina built by Harrison, Millwall in London from…

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Roma class ironclads (1864)

Italian Regia Marina, 1863-1896: RM Pirofrigata Roma, Venezia The Roma class ironclads were built in Italy for the Italian Regia…

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Regina Maria Pia class (1862)

Italian Regia Marina Ironclads, 1862-1890s: Regina Maria Pia, San Martino, Castelfidardo, Ancona Development history The Regina Maria Pia class was…

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Principe di Carignano class ironclads (1861)

Italian Regia Marina, 1861-1879: Principe di Carignano, Messina, Conte Verde The Principe di Carignano class were three sister ironclad of…

Posted in 1870 Fleets 1870 Italian Fleet

Re d’Italia class Ironclads (1863)

Italian Regia Marina, US Built 1861-1875: Re d’Italia, Re di Portogallo The Re d’Italia class were two ironclad warships built…

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Formidabile class ironclads (1861)

Italian Regia Marina, French Built 1860-1904: Formidabile, Terribile The very first Italian ironclads were the Formidabile class. They were at…