Joel Uckelman on 10 Mar 2003 03:13:01 -0000

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Re: [eia] Re: reinforcement at Naples

Thus spake "J.J. Young":
> My reasoning is that a friendly or allied fleet in one of the ports is
> required for two ports to be connected by sea supply.  The only fleet which
> qualifies at present is the Russian fleet, which is blockaded.  So whatever
> it is that the fleet in a port is supposed to do to enable sea supply to
> happen, the Russian fleet can't do it.  Joel said:
> > If this is a correct interpretation, then so long as Kyle >places a depot
> with a fleet in port during his land phase, >he will be able to trace sea
> supply to Naples.
> But this cannot be done this turn, since the 2 French fleets in port are
> already blockaded by enemy forces.  So my conclusion is that there are
> presently no friendly or allied fleets which can fulfill the purpose of sea
> supply for France.  The French I and II fleets, and the Russian fleet, all
> blockaded and tied up to the docks, might as well not be on the map at all,
> as far as sea supply goes.
> -JJY

Aha. In that case, I concur. I hadn't checked first to see whether there 
were any French fleets that were in unblockaded ports.


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