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Oak Island: The Curse of a Never-Ending Series

The Sunken Ship Theory

Could it be that a pirate ship was purposely sunk and then buried on Oak Island? This theory was explored in Season Three of the show, when Fred Nolan showed Rick evidence of a ship in a swamp on the island. Nolan also believed that the swamp was artificial.

Nolan is explaining his theory to Rick while looking over a map.

Source: History Channel

Nolan explained that the swamp was created to hide a ship buried down deep. The team then went to the location with a professional diver and discovered a plank of wood which they assumed was part of a ship.