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A Fab Five Character Takes the Helm of the Newest Disney Cruise Line Ship

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A Fab Five Character Takes the Helm of the Newest Disney Cruise Line Ship

Great news regarding the Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish. Today, Disney unveiled the lucky character that will be the whimsical artwork on the bow of the Disney Wish.

Disney Wish

Disney Wish Unveils New Character Atrium Statue
Credit: Disney

 In 2016, Disney Cruise Line announced that it would build two ship.

The two unnamed ships are to be larger than Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy but with an equivalent number of staterooms.

A third ship of the class was announced on July 15, 2017 at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

The Disney Wish will have 1250 staterooms.

Originally, it was set to sail on its maiden voyage on January 2022. However, due to the pandemic, the newest sailing date is projected for June 2022.

We are so much closer to the sailing date and therefore it makes sense as to the many new announcements regarding the ship that is to come in the near future!

A Big Milestone Has Been Reached

During the construction of a ship, one of its significant milestones is marked by the traditional keel laying ceremony.

What does that mean exactly?

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. The coin created for the Disney Wish features none other than … you guessed it, Captain Minnie!

The “hallmark” of all the Disney Cruise Line vessels include the beautiful, elegant and intrinsic bow’s filigree art.

It is reminiscent of the classic ocean liners of the 1930’s.

Could Disney Cruise Line Sail This Year?

The lucky Disney character to be featured on the bow is none other than Captain Minnie Mouse!

Captain Minnie Mouse

Captain Minnie first arrived to commandeer the Disney ships in 2019 as part of the initiative to inspire the next generation of female leaders within the cruise industry.

Therefore, it is appropriate and perfect that Captain Minnie will be represented at the helm of the Disney Wish!

Future Disney Wish Information?

News: Disney Cruise Line Cancels More Cruises for 2021
Credit: Disney

Disney Parks Blog did not finish the article of this big announcement without leaving us cruising on the edge of our seats!

We’ve been teasing out information about our newest ship since we first revealed our fleet expansion, and we know all you Disney Cruise Line fans are itching to know more. 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!

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It’s been a long and tedious adventure for all cruise lines due to the pandemic. I’m hoping to hear great news regarding sailing on the high seas with Captain Mickey and Minnie and their friends.

Are you ready to sail away on a Disney Cruise? Are you happy to hear the recognition that Captain Minnie is receiving? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page. Please make sure to also share them with us in our crew!




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