Raid on Zanzibar
ConflictSecond Havenite-Manticoran War
Date1920 PD
PlaceZanzibar System
ResultAlliance victory

Republic of Haven Navy
recon TG

Manticoran Alliance
Zanzibar System Defense


Adm. Gammal al-Bakr

  • 2 CLAC with 500+ LAC
  • 8 BC
  • 2 CL
  • 400-500 LAC
  • 2230 system missiles
  • 1 CLAC destroyed
  • 1 CLAC damaged
  • 1 CL destroyed
  • all LAC lost[1]
  • 6500 people lost


The Raid on Zanzibar was a reconnissance-in-force conducted by the Republic of Haven Navy in the Zanzibar System early in the Second Havenite-Manticoran War.

Order of battleEdit

Republic of Haven NavyEdit

Task group of the RHN, CO Rear Admiral Harold Duval:

Manticoran AllianceEdit

Zanzibar System Defense Command, CO Admiral Gammal al-Bakr, Zanzibar System Navy:

Course of battleEdit


At the cost of over 6,000 spacers the RHN tested the external fixed defenses as a preparation for a full-scale attack that occurred as the Second Battle of Zanzibar.


  1. 158 destroyed, the remaining - scuttled
  2. RHNS Specter and RHNS Phantom (†)
  3. Including inner-system defenses also.
  4. Battle Squadron 31, CO
  5. including HMS Marigold
  6. more than 830 missiles
  7. 1400 missiles

Operations of the
Second Havenite-Manticoran War

Thunderbolt | Cutworm | Cutworm II | Cutworm III | Gobi | Sanskrit | Beatrice

Battles of the
Second Havenite-Manticoran War

Second Tequila | Grendelsbane | Second Thetis | Second Maastricht | Second Trevor's Star | Second Marsh | Raid on Alizon | Raid on Zanzibar | Gaston | Tambourin | Hera | Squalus and Hallman | Augusta | Chantilly | Des Moines | Fordyce | Lorn | Solon | Second Zanzibar | Lovat | Manticore

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