Disney Cruise Line Announces Captain Minnie Will Be Featured On the Bow Of the Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line has announced today that Captain Minnie will be on the bow of the Disney Wish during the keel laying ceremony.

What’s Happening:

  • Disney Cruise Line has reached a construction milestone with the Disney Wish that is marked with the keel laying ceremony.

  • Keel laying marks the beginning of construction where the first section of the ship is lowered into the building dock and a newly minted coin is placed under the keel for good fortune.

  • The coin created for the Disney Wish features Captain Minnie, who was also announced to be featured on the bow of the ship.

What They’re Saying:

  • Thomas Mazloum, President of Disney Cruise Line: “As we look to the future with anticipation and excitement for continuing our legacy of creating magical vacations for families across the globe, we are thrilled to reach this significant milestone in the ship building process and to unveil Captain Minnie as the beloved character on the bow of the Disney Wish.”
  • Philip Gennotte, portfolio project management executive, Walt Disney Imagineering Germany: “In maritime tradition, keel laying is the ceremonial beginning of the ship’s life. Today marked a momentous occasion for the Disney Wish, and I could not be more proud of our Imagineers, the cast and crew at Disney Cruise Line and the team at Meyer Werft, the shipyard in Germany, who are bringing this enchanting ship to life.”

The Disney Wish will make its maiden voyage in the summer of 2022.

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