U.S. Ship versus Canadian — Ned Martin’s Amused
U.S ship: Please divert your course 0.5 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
Canadian reply: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid collision.
U.S Ship: This is the Captain of a U.S Navy Ship, I say again, divert your course.
Canadian reply: No, I say again, you divert YOUR course!
U.S Ship: THIS IS THE CAPTAIN OF THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS CORAL SEA, WE ARE A LARGE WARSHIP OF THE U.S NAVY. DIVERT YOUR COURSE NOW!
Canadian reply: This is a lighthouse sir, Your Call!
Actual Transcript of a radio conversation between a U.S naval ship and Canadian Authorities off the coast of Newfoundland, in 1995