Maxwell Forward

Maxwell Forward







Maxwell Forward






Maxwell L. Forward served on the S.S. Esso Providence, S.S. Carl Schurz, S.S. William J. Gray, and the S.S. John P. Altgeld. Max lives in Beverly, Massachusetts. Max enjoyed the sea and refused shore duty at the end of the war and served aboard two ships with just a two man gun crew. Later, Max joined the Merchant Marine as a third mate and obtained his second mate license.








Maxwell Forward on the SS Esso Providence


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Esso Providence Crew Member


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Jim Wilhoyte of the Esso Providence


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Esso Providence Crew Members at Santos Brazil


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Esso Providence - Hawkins, who jumped ship in Rio


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Esso Providence - GM2/c Tom Bowerman


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Esso Providence - Santos, Brazil - Tom Bowerman in center


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SS Esso Providence - Tom Bowerman


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SS Esso Providence - Straits of Magellan


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SS Esso Providence - Jim Wilson


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SS Esso Providence - Dennis Wade on 20 MM


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SS Esso Providence - Richard "Dick" Williams


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SS Esso Providence - Dick Williams


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SS Esso Providence - David Lesesne


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SS Esso Providence - Dress Blue Muster at sea


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SS Esso Providence - Tony Piantidosi


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SS Esso Providence - Dick Williams and Dennis Wade


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SS Esso Providence


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SS Esso Providence - Transferring oil to sister ship after loss of rudder


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SS Esso Providence - Pretending to be a submarine


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SS Esso Providence - Some of the gun crew


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SS Esso Providence - Some of the gun crew


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