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 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Re: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: July 15th, 2019, 2:34 am 

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Tug Andevo After its completion in 1876, the monitor Ambohimanga ran aground on its way to Imerina. The ship was towed to Malta for repair by a British firm. This incident revealed a hole in the fleet of the Royal Merina Navy. It possessed no ships capable of towing the new monitors. The same could...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Re: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: July 11th, 2019, 6:33 am 

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Ant Class Gunboat The introduction of new taxes and tariffs in 1879 drastically increased the number smugglers peddling their wares across Imerina. The initial response of the Royal Merina Navy was to dispatch its torpedo boats on anti-smuggling operations. While effective, this was a costly approa...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Re: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: July 11th, 2019, 6:31 am 

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I am pleased to see that the response to this AU has been so positive. Thanks everyone.

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Re: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: June 29th, 2019, 2:33 am 

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Antananarivo Class Monitor Five years after the introduction of the Hery class torpedo boat, the Kingdom of Imerina ordered a pair of breastwork monitors from Great Britain. The ships were named Antananarivo and Ambohimanga after the political and spiritual capitals of the kingdom. They were based ...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Re: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: June 29th, 2019, 2:33 am 

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Hery Class Torpedo Boat Following the death of Joseph-François Lambert, it soon became clear that France presented an existential threat to the Kingdom of Imerina. A punitive expedition was repulsed in 1865 and the kingdom soon faced various economic measures which aimed to ensure its isolation. Un...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Imerina Alternate Universe

 Post subject: Imerina Alternate Universe Posted: June 29th, 2019, 2:32 am 

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https://i.imgur.com/ffpGRZG.png In the real world, the Kingdom of Imerina was a state which grew from the central highlands of Madagascar to encompass the entire island. It was occupied by France following the Franco-Hova Wars and was annexed outright in 1897. This alternate universe concerns a wor...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Real Life Challenge

 Post subject: Re: Real Life Challenge Posted: June 1st, 2019, 1:31 am 

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These torpedo boats are aesthetically pleasing. Great work.

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: HMS Loch Shin / HMNZS Taupo

 Post subject: Re: HMS Loch Shin / HMNZS Taupo Posted: May 26th, 2019, 8:19 am 

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I made some minor modifications to both drawings based on responses here and observations I made later. The opening post has been updated.

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Real Life Challenge

 Post subject: Re: Real Life Challenge Posted: May 14th, 2019, 10:55 am 

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The Second World War frigate HMS Loch Shin, which later served in the Royal New Zealand Navy as HMNZS Taupo. https://i.imgur.com/jTodarE.png https://i.imgur.com/RffBGmj.png I am not entirely satisfied with my work, and there are probably quite a few errors. I am not even sure if the colours applied ...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: HMS Loch Shin / HMNZS Taupo

 Post subject: HMS Loch Shin / HMNZS Taupo Posted: May 14th, 2019, 10:43 am 

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The Loch class was a series of anti-submarine frigates commissioned by the Royal Navy during the Second World War. They were successors to the famous River class and employed prefabrication techniques in conjunction with a simplified design. Loch Shin entered service in 19144 and saw action against ...
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