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This is the transcript of the ACTUAL radio
conversation of a US Naval ship and the Canadians, off the coast
of Newfoundland, Oct 95. Radio conversation released by the Chief
of Naval Operations 10-10-95.

CANADIANS: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the South, to
avoid a collision.

AMERICANS: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the
North, to avoid a collision.

CANADIANS: Negative. You will have to 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: Negative. I say again, You will have to divert your course.

AMERICANS: THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER US 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, THAT'S 15 DEGREES NORTH, OR COUNTERMEASURES
WILL BE UNDERTAKEN TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THIS SHIP.

CANADIANS: We?re a lighthouse. Your call.
 
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