Joel Uckelman on Mon, 19 Jul 2004 00:00:14 -0500 (CDT)

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Re: [eia] just checking

Thus spake Michael Gorman:
> >
> >The only rub I see is, which requires that the supply chain
> >"start" in the home nation in order to send reinforcements. I take it from
> > that the supply is supposed to flow from the end with the fleet, so
> >I think that means you would need a fleet in Britain or Ireland to do this.
> That is interesting.  So would indicate that the fleet must always 
> be at the originating end.  Doesn't matter in Britain's case where both 
> ends of the Naples supply are lines are valid sources for supply purposes, 
> but it does mean you can't pull a fleet into a besieged city and build a 
> depot there, the fleet has to be at the unbesieged end.
> Mike

Yeah, that seems to be the gist of this. That's not the way I'd thought it worked previously. It's weird to note that it works the opposite way for invasion supply; there's no need for a fleet at the source end, as far as I can tell. (Cf.


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