:-) Captain's order

The following transcript was released by the Chief of British Naval Operations in 1995, from a recorded radio conversation overheard at sea near the coast of British Columbia.

NAVY VOICE: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collison.

CIVLIAN VOICE: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collison.

NAVY VOICE: This is the captain of a US navy ship. I say again, divert your course.

CIVLIAN VOICE: No. I say again, divert your course.

NAVY VOICE: This is the aircraft carrier Enterprise. We are a large warship of the US Navy. Divert your course now!

CIVLIAN VOICE: This is a lighthouse. Your call.

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