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        2 Jan 2013, 8:14 pm

        Radio conversation by Tiamari

        This is the transcript of an ACTUAL radio conversation of a US naval ship with Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.
        Radio conversation released by the Chief of Naval Operations 10-10-95.
        Americans: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision.
        Canadians: Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees to the South to avoid a collision.
        Americans: This is the Captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR course.
        Canadians: No. I say again, you divert YOUR course.
        Americans: THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS ENTERPRISE,THE 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, THAT'S ONE FIVE DEGREES NORTH, OR COUNTER-MEASURES WILL BE UNDERTAKEN TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THIS SHIP.
        Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your call.

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