They supposedly found an additional two log platforms before giving up. The team wants to search more of the Island with metal detectors in the future. The Curse of Oak Island family is mourning the loss of the Oak Island legend himself, Dan Blankenship, who died Sunday at the age of 95. He meant so much to all of us. When asked what they should do with it when they found it, he gave them a simple answer. We'll keep you informed on the subject! Cast Episode cast overview, first billed only:.
Note: This episode is a special. Following the discovery, Rick calls up Marty and shares the exciting news with him, suggesting they arrange for diver Mike Huntly to manually explore the cavern a second time. On examination, the exposed surface of the drilling obstruction at the money pit appears to be rocks and clay soil. It is suggested that the lack of any records documenting Drake travelling to Canada is proof that he must have travelled to Canada. In Season 4, Oak Island Tours Inc. I know we would be excited every time you were on the show and we will certainly miss you.
Season 5, Episode 1: Forever Family Plot Summary It is raining and overcast as Rick Lagina and historian Charles Barkhouse drive across the causeway to Oak Island. Since childhood, Oak Island has been a magical place of intrigue for these men. He followed his dream and everything he did and documented is helping the Lagina brothers in continuing that dream. Due to the quality of the camera and the lack of sediment in the water, the visuals are crystal clear. It would seem that if Matt did die from drug use, it would show up in some kind of routine toxicology screening as mysterious deaths usually require an autopsy.
Himself - Metal Detection Expert. But obsession has been known to grip treasure seekers on Oak Island. They follow one clue after another in their televised quests which have amassed a sizable following of viewers with an interest in treasure hunting and adventures. Note: This episode is a special. The bag proves too heavy to move, and Huntley struggles with it for some time. The team wants to continue searching the swamp.
Based on the information discovered in France, the team concludes that the Oak Island swamp should be excavated again. After making major discoveries last year in the Money Pit and borehole 10-X, Blankenship, along with Lagina brothers Rick and Marty hoped to finally track down what some explorers had even died for along the way. It is theorized, with no supporting evidence, that crosses with an attaching loop at the top were used by members of the Knights Templar and that this lead cross dates from the years 1200 to 1600. To Rick and Marty Lagina, Craig Tester and the rest of the Oak Island treasure search team we are so sorry for the loss of your dear friend and partner. This would be a significant finding indeed. But observing meetings is usually very dull. Next, Blake takes us to the infamous Money Pit area.
Meanwhile, the fellowship of the dig must face the upsetting loss of one of their own. The History Channel star who devoted much of his life to solving the 220-year-old mystery of the island off Nova Scotia's south shore is being mourned not only by family and friends, but those who shared his passion for the possibilities Oak Island still hides to this day. Earth is moved quickly with industrial equipment. Another copper coin is found on the island. It goes without saying that Dan did not pass away while looking for treasure. I truly sympathize with them as I just laid my mother to rest 2 weeks ago. We were there overall five months this year.
At the same time, Rick Lagina, Dave Blankenship, and Charles Barkhouse meet with remote camera specialist Jeff Christopherson of Inuktun Services Ltd. The party is soon joined by Marty and Alex Lagina, as well as by Craig Tester and Jack Begley, the latter two plainly grieving over the loss of their son and brother, respectively. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Find out more about rose-headed nails — and why the shape of its shank could be significant —. The investigation of the cove is halted for the year. He appeared in the fourth season to analyze a hatch that the team uncovered in episode two. The camera reaches the cavern without incident and scans its walls, but the mysterious object is nowhere to be seen.
The series follows the Lagina brothers who desperately attempt to treasure on Oak Island that believed to exist. You were tenacious in your quest to solve the Oak Island mystery. They found a tackle block hanging from the large branch of a tree with a sunken depression in the ground below. They implement the top-notch technology and use hi-end gadgets to conquer the disobedient island. Salt water starts coming out the top of borehole C-1. Matt may have triggered the Curse to become the 7th victim There is speculation that a big secret Matt came upon may have led to his untimely death. Laird was only required to apply once.
The Laginas insist that their goal is the fun of a treasure-hunting adventure, and if it becomes something that could splinter their brotherly bond, they'll walk away. Later, the Oak Island crewmembers meet in the War Room. Season finale featured McGinnis gold cross, iron spike, and other artifacts evaluated by antiques appraiser Dr. These scans indicated the presence of several items of interest, including the tunnel captured by the underwater camera and a rectangular object evocative of a treasure chest. Whether the boulder and cave are linked remains to be seen, but things really do seem to be coming together nicely for the team this season! Meanwhile, more metal fragments and cat bones are found in the slurry from 10-X.