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Minnie Announced Captain of Disney Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Disney Wish

Congratulations to Captain Minnie Mouse! Disney Cruise Line has announced that the beloved Minnie Mouse is coming to life through whimsical artwork on the bow of the Disney Wish as Captain of Disney’s newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet.


Filigree art featuring Captain Minnie for the new Disney Wish

As shared by Disney: “The bow’s elegant filigree art, a hallmark of Disney Cruise Line vessels, includes an intricate scrollwork pattern reminiscent of the classic ocean liners of the 1930s. And the portrait of Captain Minnie on the Disney Wish adds just the right amount of Disney whimsy to the design!”

Minted coin featuring Captain Minnie Mouse that is placed under the keel of the new Disney Wish

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On top of the Captain Minnie announcement, Disney Wish has reached a construction milestone marked by a keel laying ceremony. During a ship’s construction, when the section of a ship is lowered into the building dock, a newly minted coin is placed under the keel for good fortune. And yes, you guess it, Captain Minnie is featured on the Disney Wish coin.

Close up of the minted coin featuring Captain Minnie Mouse that is placed under the keel of the new Disney Wish

Lastly, Disney has teased MORE news about Disney Wish is coming soon enough! While we aren’t sure when the news will be released, we’ll be sure to keep you posted Disney cruisers!

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 15 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.