Chemical Tanker Washed Up by Hurricane Sandy

A 170 foot long vessel was washed aground on Staten Island by Hurricane Sandy. The MT John B. Caddell is a Liquid Oil/Chemical Tanker built in 1941. The tanker was moored about a mile from where she ran aground on Front Street, Staten Island. Fortunately nobody was hurt during the incident.

The Following video shows the vessel’s front third lodged on the street out of the water. WABC reporter Michelle Charlesworth describes the massive tanker ship that has been washed up on Staten Island during Hurricane Sandy.

Photo by USCG

Source: abc NEWS


  1. Now the latest sandy hurricane comes in the New York it flows with chemical tanker ship with it. The damage was very big for thing as well life of people…

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