Who has the con?

Bernard S Pearn-Rowe
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb06930.x
Published online: 18 July 2005

On a United States submarine, the officer of the watch hands over responsibility at the end of a shift by asking his replacement, “Do you have the conn*?” And the relieving officer replies, “I have the conn.”1

  • Bernard S Pearn-Rowe

  • College of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA.



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