This template is used to create a link to a ship page and simultaneously generate the appropriate faction icon immediately to the left of the link. The faction icon will have the faction name as mouseover text.
It is intended for use in cases where ship names are being discussed without explicitly referencing the faction to which they belong. Ship faction is an important piece of information, as readers may wish to know which ships they can pilot based on their current racial skills. This template can be used in both tables and in body text. In short, whenever a phrase such as "the Amarr Pilgrim" or "the Nereus, a Gallente ship" would be appropriate, this template may be substituted to convey that information in a more compact way.
The name of the ship to link to. The ship name must be capitalized properly (use title case spelling, i.e. Vexor Navy Issue, not Vexor navy issue.