Approximently 16-17 years ago, after the last great UN Battle, The Fleet of Fog ship, Arizona
was assigned to guard a isolated island in a remote part of the Pacific that has been repurposed to be a Supply Hub for Fog's Nanomaterial Supply. For three years, Arizona
guarded the Island per Supreme Flagship Yamato's orders. After three years, more, and more ships started to be assigned to the Island.
(Can't remember if I forgot anyone)
Their is also a Italian Heavy Cruiser along (Please forgive me Major, But I can't remember her name) however, she is not attacted to the fleet.
After a "Routine" Patrol, Acting Flagship Arizona
, in reporting the results of the Patrol received a distressing error message. Prompting her, and the others to leave the island to investigate.
Along the way, they befriend, and encounter the Destroyer Mizuki
, as well as the FoF Supply Ship Abbeydale
. Along the way, the encountered a Mysterious Hostile Fog force led by the BS Howe
with an "invitation" from her benefactor.
After the battle, The fleet continued to where they arrived at the Hawaiian islands, and befriended the carrier Ranger
. (Player playing Ranger no longer participating in RP)
Leaving the hawaiian islands they continue southeast to their destination of the Galapogos islands.
Close to the Coast of South America, the Fleet runs into another FoF fleet led by the French Battleship Jean-Bart
. It is found out that the FoF ships pursuing Arizona
and her feet are under the command of the mysterious Shinano
. Another battle ensues in witch Jean-Bart
, and her two "Pets" A couple of Atlanta class Cruisers are taken prisoner. Mizuki has Departed the fleet to pursue her own goals. Abby, is presently repairing damage sustained in the fight.
As for the Mental Models being all girls: the answer is Yes, and Haruna explains why in the Anime. Stating that Humanity as always referred to ships as Female.
Posting expectatons are whenever you can. No real Rush, but I ask that you do make an effort.
No WWII Ships (Post 1940 construction). (WWI, WWI Re-fits, Pre-WWII please. But any nationality is open (US, French, Russian, German, British, Etc.)
We're about to reach the Galopagos Islands, that would be an excellent place for you to enter the story. and I have an idea about how to do that. If you want, I can PM you about it.
As for the Manga, Here is a link for ya:http://kissmanga.com/Manga/Aoki-Hagane-no-Arpeggio
Will have to research Tirpitz,
For Story Line, I generally refer to the Mangas over the series.