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    Transcript of the actual conversation of a US navy ship and the Canadians, off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.

    Canadians: Please divert your course15 degrees to the south to avoid collision.
    Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid collision.
    Canadians: Negative. you will have to to divert your course 15 degrees to the soth to avoid a collision.
    Americans: This is the Captain of a US Navy ship. I say again divert your course.
    Canadians: Negative I say again, you will have to divert your course.
    Americans: THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER US LINCOLN,THE SECOND LARGEST IN THE UNITED STATES ATLANTIC FLEET. WE ARE ACCOMPANIED BY THREE DESTROYERS, THREE CRUISERS AND NUMEROUSSUPPORT VESSELS.
    i DEMAND THAT THAT YOU CHANGE YOUR COURSE 15 DGREES TO THE NORTH. i SAY AGAIN THAT'S 15 DEGREES TO THE NORTH, OR COUNTER ACTIONWILL BE UNDERTAKENTO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THIS SHIP.
    Canadians:We are a light house. Your call.


    Which goes to show; things are not always what they might seem to be!
 
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