Right of Way
Supposed radio conversation released by the Chief of Naval Operations 10-10-95
#1: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision.
#2: Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.
#1: This is the Captain of a US Navy ship, I say again, divert YOUR course.
#2: No, I say again, you divert YOUR course.
#1: THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS ENTERPRISE, WE ARE A LARGE WARSHIP OF
THE US NAVY, DIVERT YOUR COURSE NOW!
#2: This is a lighthouse, your call.
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This page written 3 July 2003 by Robyn Stewart.