But at that time the bottom was informed that from the seventh compartment knocked pairs. It seemed that the fire melted all seals and gaskets, formed holes, and the boat - the de-energized, unmanaged and barely kept afloat, was the water flow. Began to list all noticed. It could only mean one thing: in a few minutes "Komsomolets" will go to the bottom. Although once the command was given: "Everyone leave the compartment, pull the rafts on the water" - not all managed to get out of the boat. The submarine quickly began to sink, the aft.