Conversation between US Navy and Canadian authorities in 1995
This is based on an actual radio conversation between a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier (U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln) and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October, 1995.
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:- No I say again, you divert your course
AMERICANS:- This is the aircraft Carrier US Lincoln, the second largest ship in the US Atlantic Fleet. We are accompanied by three destroyers, three cruisers and numerous support vessels. I demand thatyou change your course 15 degrees north. I say agian, thats one Click55 says:
I say agian, thats one-five degrees north, or counter-measures will be undertaken to ensure the safty of this ship
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