Reportedly the transcript of a radio conversation between a U. S. Naval ship and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland, released October 1995Americans: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.
Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
Americans: This is a captain of a U. S. Naval ship. I say again, divert your course.
Canadians: No, I say again, you divert your course.
Americans: This is the aircraft carrier USS Missouri. We are a large warship of the U. S. Navy. Divert your course now.
Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your call.--- As reported in Snowstruck