With 58 people now dead and 244 still missing in the South Korean ferry sinking, CNN picks up a transcript of a conversation between a crewmember of the doomed ship and the Jindo Vehicle Traffic Service. As the Sewol sank, the crew radioed: "Our ship is listing and may fall." After Jindo inquired after the passengers, the ferry responded that the boat is "too listed (and) they are not able to move." VTS later asked, "Are the passengers able to escape?"
And the Sewol responded: "The ship listed too much, so it is impossible."
The release of the wrenching exchange comes as crews brought another dozen bodies to shore today, with relatives looking on. "Wake up! Wake up, please!" screamed one man. Rescuers continue to comb the area. (Read more ferry stories.)