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|Part of World War I|
|British Empire||German Empire|
|1 light cruiser
1 auxiliary cruiser
|Casualties and losses|
|communications station destroyed||none|
The Fanning Raid was an action of the First World War. The British All Red Line cable station on Fanning Island was raided by Germany's SMS Nürnberg and SMS Titania. A German landing party was sent ashore, to cut the communications cable.
Notes and references
- Gray, J.A.C. Amerika Samoa, A History of American Samoa and its United States Naval Administration. Annapolis: United States Naval Institute. 1960.
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