DONíT PUSH IT
This is an alleged transcript
of the actual radio conversation of a U.S. Naval ship with Canadian authorities
off the coast of
Canadians:† Please change your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
Americans:† Recommend you change course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.
Canadians:† Negative.† You will have to change your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
Americans:† This is the captain of a U.S. Navy ship.† I say again, change your course.
Canadians:† No, I say again, you change your course.
Americans:† 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 this ship.
Canadians:† This is a lighthouse.† Your call.