Would it be possible to create a separate type of Ironclad for these ships, an "Ironclad Cruiser"? These vessels were oceangoing, as indicated by their transatlantic crossings, and were very different from the coastal Casemate Ironclads represented by the current CSA Ironclad types. Or even to simply make them "Ironclad Frigates" like the USS New Ironsides, which while it would be an imperfect solution would be more accurate than what we have now. Either way the CSA should not be able to build these vessels, since they had not the capacity to do so for most of the war, but they should instead appear only by event.
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