“This is. . CHHHHHHH. . . Domino, requesting emergency. . .CHHHHHH,” squelched the tinny radio speakers.
In an unscripted exchange with the bridge the radio watchstander called up to the bridge; “We gotta turn around.”
“Say again,” replied the OOD sharply.
“That yacht we saw a few hours ago,” the watch stander paused. “They’re. They need us to turn around,” she finished.
“Roger that,” replied Ensign McDonald as she ordered the help to quickly bring the cutter about 180 degrees.
OS2 Snell put the phone back on the receiver, and picked up the radio handset to reply to Mr. Ajo.