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NH 88716 REGINA MARIA PIA (Italian battleship, 1863-1910)

REGINA MARIA PIA (Italian battleship, 1863-1910)
Title: REGINA MARIA PIA (Italian battleship, 1863-1910)
Caption: 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.
Description:
Catalog #: NH 88716
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Photograph by Alfred Noack
Original Date: Sat, Jul 17, 1886
After this Year: 1880
Before this Year: 1889
Original Medium: BW Photo
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