The USS Watson (NCC-10008) was a 24th century Federation starship, a M'Benga-class rescue/hospital ship.
This vessel entered Starfleet service on reference stardate 2/8911, and remained in active service until at least the 2360s decade. (FASA RPG module: Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual)
The Crick was named, like the other ships of its class, for Human doctors and medical scientists of history. This vessel was named for James Watson, co-discovered the structure of the DNA molecule.