Disney Cruise Line’s New Disney Wish Ship Adds Captain Minnie

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Disney Cruise Line, Disney Wish

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Disney Cruise Line announced that Captain Minnie will be featured on the bow of its new ship, the Disney Wish!

On Thursday, April 8, Disney shared the exciting news about our girl Minnie Mouse. Oh, excuse us, we of course mean Captain Minnie.

This is the first time Captain Minnie will come to life through “whimsical artwork” on a Disney Cruise Line ship. 

Keep reading for all of the details!

Captain Minnie

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A preview of Captain Minnie on Disney Wish’s bow. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

If you didn’t know, Captain Minnie first debuted in April 2019 on the Disney Cruise Line.

She was part of a collection of initiatives to help inspire the next generation of female leaders in the cruise industry.

And, now that she will be featured on the bow of the Disney Wish, Disney hopes “to continue inspiring girls and young women around the globe.”

According to Disney, in addition to Captain Minnie’s face, the artwork features “an intricate scrollwork pattern reminiscent of the classic ocean liners of the 1930s.” It looks elegant and powerful, just like Captain Minnie.

If that isn’t enough, the Disney Wish also “reached a significant construction milestone” through the traditional keel laying ceremony.

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Minnie definitely deserves her own coin. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

As detailed on the Disney Parks Blog, “During a ship’s construction, when the first block, or section of a ship, is lowered into the building dock, a newly minted coin is placed under the keel for good fortune.”

Of course, the coin for the Disney Wish features Captain Minnie! 


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Disney Wish & Captain Minnie

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Captain Minnie holding her very own Disney Cruise Line coin. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

The Disney Wish is the newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet and is scheduled to set sail in summer 2022.

There aren’t many details we know yet about the new ship, but Disney Parks Blog teased on April 8, “Are you ready for details about the Disney Wish? Well, you didn’t hear it from me, but big news is on the horizon. Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog so you don’t miss it!”

Even though Disney Cruise Line sailings have been suspended through June 2021, you can still look to the future by booking a summer 2022 Disney Cruise Line sailing.

We will of course keep you in the loop as we learn more about the Disney Wish!


Do you want to book a Disney Cruise Line sailing for the summer of 2022? Contact a Destinations to Travel agent to help with your booking and planning needs!


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Written by Allyson Koerner

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Allyson Koerner is a published entertainment news and Disney Parks writer, who hasn’t been able to stay away from Walt Disney World since she was 5-years-old. She even has her own Disney blog, Magic-Ally Main Street, where she shares news and tips in hopes of helping others plan successful Disney vacations.
Allyson Koerner

Written by Allyson Koerner

Allyson Koerner is a published entertainment news and Disney Parks writer, who hasn’t been able to stay away from Walt Disney World since she was 5-years-old. She even has her own Disney blog, Magic-Ally Main Street, where she shares news and tips in hopes of helping others plan successful Disney vacations.