Journal of Captain Cracroft of H.M.S. "Niger" - New Zealand
Captain Peter Cracroft commanded the H.M.S. Niger which was involved in the Battle of Waireka 28 March 1860 near Omata, New Plymouth.
This is a copy of part of the Journal of Captain Cracroft, that describes the action at Waireka from January 16th to April 10th 1860 and serialised in 'The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle. A journal of papers on subject connected with maritime affairs'. London. Simpkin , Marshall and Co. vol. 31. October - December 1862.