This radio conversation was released by the chief of naval operations, 10/10/95:
Americans: Please Divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision
Canadians: Recommend you 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, divert YOUR course
Americans: THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS MISSOURI, WE ARE A LARGE WARSHIP OF THE US NAVY. DIVERT YOUR COURSE NOW.
Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your call.
This was the transcript of a radio conversation between a US naval ship and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.