Disney Cruise Line Facts
| Embarked on its maiden voyage from Port Canaveral, Florida, on August 15, 1999.
|| Embarked on its maiden voyage from Port Canaveral, Florida, on July 30, 1998.
| Restaurants: Triton's, Animator's Palette, Palo, Beach Blanket Buffet.
|| Restaurants: Lumiere's, Animator's Palette, Palo, Topsiders.
| Nightime Entertainment District: Route 66 with Wavebands and the Cadillac Lounge.
|| Nightime Entertainment District: Beat Street with Rockin' Bar D and Sessions
| Teen Area: Aloft
|| Teen Area: The Stack
| Steamboat Willie is on the bow.
|| Sorcerer Mickey is on the bow.
| Donald Duck and his nephew Huey are painting the stern.
|| Goofy is painting the stern.
| The interior is art nouveau, characterized by an "art from nature" feel, with whimsical, swirling wave designs.
|| The interior is art deco, characterized by slender forms, straight lines and a sleekness expressive of modern technology.
| A statue of Ariel is in the lobby.
|| A statue of Helmsman Mickey is in the lobby.
Each ship was built at the legendary Fincantieri Shipyards in Italy.
The bow of the Disney Magic® was constructed in Ancona; the stern built 100 miles from there, in Marghera. The two sections were then welded together!
Gross tonnage is 83,000.
The ships' registry is The Bahamas.
The overall length is 964 feet; the maximum width is 106 feet.
The ship's draft is 25.3 feet.
The ship's cruising speed is 21.5 knots; its maximum speed is 24 knots.
Each ship has 875 staterooms and a crew size of 945.
73% of the staterooms have outside views; 44% of those have private verandahs.
The home port is Port Canaveral, Florida.
There are approximately 1,850 telephones aboard each ship.
The total portable water storage capability is 82,000 gallons.
The total diesel fuel storage capability is 20,000 gallons.
The weight of the anchor is 14 tons.
The weight of the propeller is 18.8 tons.
The horsepower of one engine equals 15.448. The horsepower of all five engines equals 77.243.
Each ship can distill 1,200 tons of fresh water each day from sea water.
The water used to operate the laundry is water from the atmosphere, collected as it drains from the air-conditioning system. Specifically, 280 tons a day are retrieved; the laundry uses 220 tons.
The colors of each ship are Mickey's colors: red, yellow and dark blue.