Battle of Port Kane
Battle of Port Kane
Kanian (left) and British (right) vessels facing off during the battle
Date 16 June 1858
Location Northern Atlantic Ocean, near Port Kane
Result Decisive Kanian victory
Flag of Kania Republic of Kania Flag of the United Kingdom British Empire
Commanders and leaders
Naval Ensign of the Kanian Navy N/A Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom N/A
35 ships 47 ships
Casualties and losses
734 dead
1,285 wounded
Total: 2,019
12 ships captured
3 ships destroyed
2,633 dead
1,894 wounded
3,485 captured
Total: 8,012
The Battle of Port Kane was a major naval engagement that took place between the Republic of Kania and the British Empire in 1858, twenty miles away from the Kanian capital of Port Kane. The battle took place on June 16th, the goal of the British being to invade and occupy the island nation after the Kanian government disenfranchised its white population following the majority's support for slavery in America and other regions of the globe where Africans taken. Seeking to deal with the once old British ally, the British sent a fleet of 47 ships to deal with the Kanians' flagrant disregard for "white rights".

The battle was a total disaster for the British, with the Kanian Navy proving itself more capable of deal with threats from overseas. The majority of the British force, totalling some 25,000 men, were killed or drowned in the battle, with others taken captive but allowed to settle in Kania. Today, the battle has been memorialized, and held by the Kanians as a triumph over the pre-eminent world power of the time. The battle is used as proof that the Kanians were indeed back by God (along with a number of highly persuasive incidents), and forever sealed the world's view of the Kanian military.

Though the British do not enjoy speaking of the battle, given their nation's admiration of the Royal Navy and its long and illustrious history, many personnel of the Royal Navy pay proper respect to their Kanian adversaries, even though they wish it was they who had won the battle. Like the Battle of Adwa 40 years later, between Ethiopia and Italy, the Battle of Port Kane was a major event that was a blow to the face of the myth of African inferiority.