Biography and History

James Chayton was a nineteenth-century American naval captain and shipmaster.

Source: From the finding aid for C0393

  • James Chaytor Papers. 1804-1849 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0393

    Consists of ship's papers, a diary (1841), and correspondence of James Chaytor relating to some of the nineteenth-century American ships for which he was commander or shipmaster.