REGINA MARIA PIA (Italian battleship, 1863-1910)
Photographed at Genoa by Alfred Noack of Genoa on 17 July 1886 during review of the "permanent squadron" for King Umberto I of Italy. The battleship ANCONA (1864-1906), a sister, appears to the left, while the battleship AFFONDATORE (1865-1907, A "turret ram"), appears to the right. Note the large white windsail rigged aft of the MARIA PIA's mainmast for ventilation below decks.
Naval History and Heritage Command