Actual radio conversation* released by the Chief of Naval Operations, October 10, 1995:

American

Canadian

American

Canadian

American

Canadian

Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision.

Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees to South to avoid a collision.

This is the Captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR course.

No. I say again, you divert YOUR course.

THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER ENTERPRISE, WE ARE A LARGE WARSHIP OF THE US NAVY. DIVERT YOUR COURSE NOW!

This is a lighthouse. Your call.

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