Lt. j.g. Watson talks to the master of an Iranian cargo ship as he inspects the ship's documents.
Lt. j.g. Vincent C. Watson (right) talks to the master (left) of an Iranian cargo ship as he inspects the ship's documents 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.