An old one but I think its great,
US Navy vs Canada
This is the transcript of the ACTUAL radio
conversation of a U.S. naval ship with the Canadian
authorities off the coast of Newfoundland October
1995. Radio conversation released by the Chief of
Please divert your course 15 degrees to the South
to avoid a collision.
Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the
Negative. You will have to divert your course 15
degrees to the South to avoid a collision.
This is the Captain of a US Navy ship. I say again,
divert YOUR course.
No. I say again, you divert YOUR course.
THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS LINCOLN. THE
SECOND LARGEST SHIP IN THE UNITED STATES ATLANTIC
FLEET. WE ARE ACCOMPANIED BY THREE DESTROYERS, THREE
CRUISERS AND NUMEROUS SUPPORT VESSELS. I DEMAND THAT
YOU CHANGE YOUR COURSE 15 DEGREES NORTH, I SAY
AGAIN,THATíS ONE FIVE DEGREES NORTH, OR COUNTER
MEASURES WILL BE UNDERTAKEN TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF
We are a lighthouse, your call.