The subject of this article:
- exists in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
- is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump film canon
- exists in real life (see Wikipedia article: Exxon Valdez)
The Exxon Valdez is an oil tanker that ran aground in Alaska, causing what was at the time the largest oil spill in US history. Its captain is Mister McGivver.