We are just starting to grasp the incredible devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy through pictures, amateur videos and news reports. Watch one of the latest reports from a Staten Island, New York television station, WABC, in which a 700 ton tanker is washed ashore.

 

 

The tanker, the John B. Caddell, had been about a mile off shore when the powerful storm drove it inland and aground to Front Street, a shoreline drive on Staten Island.