Show: The Curse of Oak Island
Title: The Big Reveal
Original Air Date: January 13, 2015
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Synopsis: The dive is beginning. The first diver is already in the water, and now Kathy is being lowered down. Rick is pulled back up from the water and given a towel to dry off. Both divers are now in the water, the coms are connected and working. The dive begins. The goal is to get to 181 feet and figure out the status of the 27″ shaft. The divers have reached 30 feet. Kathy is concerned because the water is so murky that she can’t see. They can’t see each other 4 feet apart. Now Frog is tangled and unable to hear over the coms. The coms are lost. The team is more than 60 feet below at this juncture. All that is working is the video feed, but because visibility is so bad they cannot see much. Coms are reconnected, but Frog is now stuck. All is well again and they continue their descent. They are now at 83 feet. The lines get caught again. And Frog’s got something blocking him below as well as something on his back. Frog has become wedged. Frog has stopped responding. Kathy wants to call the dive and Frog does not want to. Frog is now free. The dive is being aborted because it’s just too dangerous and they are slowly ascending. Both divers are now at the surface. Kathy is pulled up first, Frog second. Now they know there are a lot a safety issues in 10X that have to be addressed before anyone else can dive it. Everyone, including the dive team, meets in the war room. Frog tells them that they couldn’t dive side by side, they had to go single file. The water temp in the shaft is 43 degrees. They discuss the issue of 4 feet of sediment and debris at the bottom. Marty wants to use another scanning sonar down the small 6″ shaft dug last year to scan the chamber. This sonar scan will be recorded. They are at the end of the pipe and there is a void. Dan arrives and they let him have a front row seat. There is an opening and it is rectangular. So it was not naturally made. The chamber is 4.3 feet by 7 feet. There are also multiple objects that appear man made. The two divers are now attempting a second dive to try and reach the chamber below. However, because of all the safety issues on the first dive Marty opts to call the dive off. He doesn’t want to put their lives in danger. Five days later they are in the war room to look at the data from the sonar scan. The data has been stacked together layer by layer to give a full picture. The entire chamber is about 12 by 8 feet. There are two round objects that are not natural. There is also a box like object. The sonar scan also shows what looks like two tunnels. Also there is a 14″ wide object, a column of some kind, believed to be wood. If it is indeed wood then it proves it’s man made. Now the team has to figure out how to get to the bottom of 10X. Dan says the shaft is only safe to 181 feet if they pump it dry. When they come back next season, they plan to dig.