Re: USS Grandeur - One... More... Time!
I'm gonna jump on the bandwagon with Moriarty
and say that I think the earlier saucer looked better.
If you do continue with your new saucer, though, I like #2 better, but neither arrangement of the name and registry. I like them the size you have them in #1; it really does make the ship seem bigger.
"They quickly settled on the slender island at the head of the bay, which they called 'Mannahatta', after an old Indian word thought by some to mean 'island of hills', and by others 'place of general inebriation'."
ŚNew York: A Documentary Film