Petty Officers Haynes and Finotti count sacks on an Iranian ship during a maritime interdiction operation.
U.S. Navy Petty Officers Second Class Marvin Haynes (left) and Sean M. Finotti (right) count sacks on the deck of an Iranian cargo ship during a maritime interdiction operation in the Persian Gulf on March 6, 1998. Crew members from the USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) boarded and are inspecting the ship for possible contraband. The Arleigh Burke class destroyer is conducting the interception operations as part of a force augmentation in the region. The McCain is home ported in Yokosuka, Japan.