The USS Clayton was a 24th century Federation starship operated by Starfleet.
On stardate 42719.4, Anaanda Ziff was assigned to this ship. This ship was named on Ziff's personnel file. (TNG: "Eye of the Beholder" okudagram)
This starship was only mentioned in writing.
This vessel's name was mentioned in a personnel file
. While the Clayton is listed in the remastered version of the episode, the USS Clavyn was originally listed in the episode.
This starship was listed with other real starships in a ship list from the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 327).