Today the Iranian Navy boarded the British oil tanker Bloody Hell Brexit Already, but were unable to take command of the vessel.
"There simply was not time for such rubbish," said the Captain Reginald Kipling. "We were just pouring tea and having some biscuits, and, of course, we insisted our guests join us at our table. Bit of a frackus, really, but after we sorted out them not pointing guns at us, we managed to duct tape them to the Captain's table for a nice chat."
Later on the In the afternoon, when the Iranian naval personnel were returned to their vessel, everyone was all smiles. "We found that, after a couple jiggers of sherry, the Iranian chaps became quite friendly, like. We even untaped them, and they tucked into a nice batch of fish 'n' chips."
Iran's official communique insisted that the tanker was being inspected, and was then released. The British Navy communique said the Iranian naval personnel were detained for questioning, and then released.