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Aug 29, 2013 9:44 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, August 29th 1955: The Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant opened in Fantasyland!

Hungry? Stop by the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship for a hot tuna Burger, a bowl of clam chowder, tuna sandwich, a tuna salad (served in mini boats), Disney jello,  fruit punch or coffee (dispensed from paper cups for .10 cents)  or a hot tuna pot pie! All available below deck at the restaurant walk up counter. Also known as Captain Hooks Pirate Ship.

eating on deck
What did it look like on the inside?
Check out this mural displaying Chicken of the Sea products!

canned tuna

below decks
below 2

Skull Rock Lagoon was added in 1961, a seating area for hungry guests of the restaurant. The area was based on Skull Rock from "Peter Pan".  Pictured below: to rededicate the restaurant, Walt Disney posed for publicity with the owners of the Van Camp Sea Food Company, Frank Van Camp Sr. and Jr. also the then mascot for the Tuna company the mermaid. Captain Hook was often found in this area skulking around the waterfall and caves.

skull rock

The whole area was torn out in 1982 for the 1983 expansion and improvement of Fantasyland.

You can see the Pirate ship if you skip forward to 3:55 seconds in the video link below (too big to post within the lounge) filmed in the 70's. Although the entire video has a neat glimpse of what ALL of Fantasyland once looked like. Pretty darn cool in my opinion!

This next one was filmed in 1968 if you fast forward to 2:11 you can see the view from the Pirate ship as well as the side of the ship. But again, really interesting to watch the entire film as it includes some fabulous footage of the original entrance, parking lot, and retired attractions. Also, be sure to look 1:09 in for the "Christmas Star" on the Matterhorn and at 2:47 you can ride through it via Skyway!  

Do you remember this restaurant? Did you have a favorite thing you ate there?

Thanks as always for reading and watching! Hope you all have a terrific Thursday!

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The first time my brother and I saw the Chicken of the Sea Ship we thought it was a ride we were so excited. We went rushing toward it and went inside only to find out it was a restaurant. The addition of Skull Rock made for excellent pictures. When they Built Peter Pan Pool at the Disneyland Hotel, I was so happy to see the past come to the present.  - Midasgold  629.0 #303 9:52AM
Ha! Thanks for sharing those memories with us! Did you ever eat there? - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 11:13AM
I clearly remember seeing the ship and thinking "tuna? bleeeech 😝😷". Β It just didn't sound appetizing at all!!! Β I also remember Skull Rock Lagoon and still miss it today. Thanks for the waltz down memory lane. πŸ’ƒ - DisneyGrandma  874.6 #202 9:56AM
Not a tuna fan eh DG? Lol  thank YOU for sharing!  - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:38AM
I absolutely loved loved loved that first movie with the child doing the narration.It's pretty cool to see how much fantasyland has actually changed-Even some insides of the attractions- the paintings seem to be different. I wish I could have experienced it when it looked like this still. And no, I was never able to eat on the pirate ship. That first video makes me most excited about going to Disneyland tomorrow! *feels 8* thanks again!!  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5740.9 #18 10:05AM
I think we all turn 8 when we walk through the gates. I know I do every single time!!! Have a great time this weekend!!! - DisneyGrandma  874.6 #202 10:28AM
😍 So happy you enjoyed it so much! I hope and pray I'll be able to see you this weekend! Safe travels my sweet friend! ::cues  Laverne & Shirley theme song:: πŸ‘― - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 11:06AM
Thank you!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5740.9 #18 11:20AM
*hooks arms* 5, 6, 7, 8!😘 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5740.9 #18 11:21AM
awe! I adore you miss Churro! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:53PM
I can remember this, which is a miracle in itself.  I actually found it kind of odd when I went back to DL in the 90's and it was gone. For some reason, I thought it would always be there, and DL would never change. What did I know? The tuna sandwich was my favorite. - Sugarbuzz  227.7 #1592 2:30PM
I bet they did make a good tuna sammy! Thanks for sharing that. It's amazing how much DL HAS changed huh? - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:54PM
As always... Great info and videos! I liked to look at the ship but my favorite please to eat was Casa de Frito! They gave away free Fritos!!! - Boundin  620.9 #311 9:53PM
Oh! Thanks so much! Nice to see you back in the lounge! SHOOT! You would have enjoyed my post about Casa De Frito on August 19th then! :) That place looked so neat! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:06PM
Thank you Duchess, I am on my way over to your 8/19 post. You do a great job. You should take all your "this day" posts and make a calendar or book! I would buy it!!!!! - Boundin  620.9 #311 12:41AM
Lol! You are kind, but I just enjoy the research. Hardly any of this stuff lives in my brain. I'm just happy people like you enjoy them! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:40AM
Love this post!  I remember these but not really any specifics about the restaurant...I wasn't that old when it closed LOL.  I always enjoy pics and videos bc it remind me of my early childhood at DL w/my family.  Thanks!! - MinnieMousewife  895.9 #193 10:29PM
AWE! Happy my posts bring back happy memories! Thanks so much for always taking the time to tell me so! You're so awesome! ((hugs)) - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:48PM
That would be so awesone if they still had this.  - LilMissPixie84  309.5 #816 9:48AM
I think my kiddos would have loved it!  - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:39AM
Oh my son would go crazy! He loves pirates/ships all that. - LilMissPixie84  309.5 #816 11:18AM
That menu sounds dreadful, but I would have loved to eat on the ship! - madsdad  1868.2 #83 10:00AM
You don't like tuna Madsdad?! Not even chowder? Really?! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 11:31AM
Some of the decor from this restaurant is now on the Jolly Roger in the Peter Pan attraction. - BaseballMickey_CM  7257.3 #9 10:02AM
you have to ride it with me so you can point it out - pikarich  4746.1 #24 10:05AM
I thought that too! But according to Davelandweb "Rumors have also persisted that some pieces were salvaged and re-used in the Disneyland Peter Pan attraction, but based upon comparison photos, this seems doubtful, and there is no documentation for this, either." :( - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:06AM
I'm too young to remember this restaurant, so I wouldn't know what to look for on the ship. And, you pass by it so fast that it might be impossible to see - BaseballMickey_CM  7257.3 #9 10:14AM
i wish they still had this and the big skull :))) - OhanaPhoto  4136.1 #30 10:07AM
but then the carussel and dumbo would not be there - pikarich  4746.1 #24 10:17AM
i'm okay with that ;) - OhanaPhoto  4136.1 #30 2:45AM
OhanaPhoto πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:41AM
I loved the videos!! It reminds me just how much things have changed, especially the queues and the building fronts of the rides!! I don't remember that sun on top of the Matterhorn! I still get that excited butterflies in my tummy feeling like I did when I was a kid when I see these vintage clips!Β Thanks Duchess for a much needed trip this morning! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  920.5 #187 10:19AM
How cute is that!? "butterflies"! I get those every time I go to the park, is that weird? LOL So glad you like these! Thanks for telling me! Hope you had a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:50PM
What great memories!! Thanks again Duchess:). I do remember the old FantasyLand, from birth to age 10 we were in the park constantly. They changed FantasyLand when I was 8. Those videos brought back so many wonderful memories:). But I could never eat food from the ship because I'm highly allergic to fish!! Lol. But we loved Skull Rock!!! - hatgal76  444.5 #466 10:43AM
😳 Allergic to fish?! You poor thing! So I guess you don't like sushi then? Lol j/k! Lad you liked the videos! Thanks for taking the time to read and watch! So sweet of you! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:43AM
Ya poor fish less me...πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - hatgal76  444.5 #466 9:52AM
I dont like tuna but would of like to see this. Ofcourse i luv to see this old video and now i have Zipitidodah stuck in my head Lol - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  903.3 #191 11:22AM
😁 Sorry bout that. But it is a good tune! 😘 Glad you enjoyed this! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:44AM
The thought of hot tuna pie is very stomach turning. However I would have loved to experience this. Great history post as usual Duchess_SMK - missmimi90  2002.9 #73 11:38AM
So not a tuna fan either huh? Lol that's so funny to me that so many of you don't like it. I gre up on Tuna casserole, so tuna pie sounds like it could be good! Anyway, thanks for the support!! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:47AM
*grew - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:47AM
I used to drag my folks here as a mini! - BombFrogFormerCM  899.4 #192 2:25PM
Fun! Did you ever see Captain Hook over there? - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:48AM
I don't remember see Captain Hook but I do remember seeing Mr.Smee... - BombFrogFormerCM  899.4 #192 6:03AM
I remember it well.  We used to eat there every time we would visit the park.  - snowwannab  734.2 #248 2:35PM
How fun!! Do you remember what you liked to order? - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:49AM
When did they take it out?  I've seen pictures of this and my parents have a picture that they took with the ship in the backround,  I don't remember ever seeing this ship in person. - DarthMickey  64.1 #4196 3:40PM
They took it out in 1982 to make way for Dumbo and the "new" Fantasyland which opened in 1983. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 10:51PM
I remember eating a warm tuna "burger" there... I should say tried to eat it... Yuck - carminaire  756.4 #237 7:32PM
Not good eh? Bummer! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:49AM
I ate here in 1967 during my one and only childhood visit to Disneyland. My mom used to make us the tuna melt sandwich she discovered here. It was our own bit of Disney magic back in snowy Indiana! - Melody_CM  7608.1 #8 7:37PM
Mmmmm tuna melts! Finally someone who enjoys tuna! ::high five:: thanks for sharing that!! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:51AM
Awesome  as always!!!! - secretagentangel  2423.9 #53 9:56PM
Thanks SAA! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:51AM
Loved it as a kid. The sandwiches seemed fancier than a normal tuna sandwich (at least that's how I remembered them) - msdizmaui  683.0 #273 12:02AM
πŸ‘ Awe!! I bet they were just because they were sold at DL! Magic right?? Thank you! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:52AM
This is one part of Disneyland that I honestly do not remember.   We have pictures of it when we were little, but I don't remember going on it, or eating there, or frankly much about it all.  But Thank you for this informative post as always! - DisneyDavidEMT  2441.6 #52 12:08AM
Eh, cant remember everything. Lol thank YOU for letting me know you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:53AM
They made the best hot tuna burgers.  - JimmythePooh  423.9 #487 3:05AM
Oh nice! Someone who liked em! Thanks for adding that! Have a great day! πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6197.6 #17 5:54AM
They made the best hot tuna burgers.  - JimmythePooh  423.9 #487 3:07AM
I don't remember it, but there are pictures of us with skull rock.  Not sure it would have been something I would have wanted to eat.  Thanks for the post! - AZDisney  610.4 #315 6:22AM
Good morning!  - LaPearleNoir  1639.6 #96 6:25AM

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You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  89.9 #3669 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  9449.3 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2374.9 #59 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  89.9 #3669 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2374.9 #59 9:42AM
hey that's my bro! Great job, @@sawman911 - Lisapedia  16.0 #0 6:16PM
You should get the app and give it a shot! - sawman911  1151.6 #148 7:32PM
@@sawman911 Trivilator isnt letting me continue our game 😭 it keeps saying waitin for others to complete challenge but I know it's my turn. I don't know what happened! I think we need to restart!  - LindseyanaJones  216.0 #1739 9:20AM
I'm getting the same message, but I went already. I'll start a new game now. Goodluck! - sawman911  1151.6 #148 11:43AM

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1. BaseballMickey_CM

2. Stitch_Legacy

3. RickChavez

4. ScooterMike

5. SPandEvLover

6. caramiapoohAKAface

7. IDVandalSkipperCM

8. Dave

9. Duchess_SMK

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.2 #27 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1396.7 #112 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1996 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  552.4 #353 5:56AM
First time on the list!!!!! - Voycekids  31.4 #5571 10:37AM
First time making the real time list!! Cool. Thanks admin - buzzgoneyear92  195.4 #2008 12:03PM

Here are the overall MouseRank leaders for the past 6 months:

August 2015: Melody_CM 740.2
July 2015: Winnie111286 463.58
May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38
February 2015: Winnie111286 364.36

! - PumpkinweenieVelinee  2583.8 #47 7:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  65.2 #0 5:18PM
- Melis  20.6 #0 5:53PM
- boomom  329.8 #706 4:47PM

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thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  1396.7 #112 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  9585.6 #3 6:08AM
- Lilogirl1  123.5 #3095 4:26PM
Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

Here is the Overall Quality Top 10 real-time list. Follow these MouseWaiters for great content:

1. CobbPR

2. uscdisneyteacher

3. Dave

4. BaseballMickey_CM

5. Duchess_SMK

6. Plumiegirl

7. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint

8. Stitch_Legacy

9. Winnie111286

10. pikarich


This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  3440.1 #39 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  3440.1 #39 2:34PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  247.5 #1341 8:06PM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  1360.4 #116 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  1151.6 #148 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #66304 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  277.3 #1036 12:18PM
It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  810.3 #218 2:20PM


1. Winnie111286

2. Coaster

3. OhanaPhoto

4. grumpypapa

5. sawman911

6. Sonja

7. DarthTinkerbell

8. luxkitty

9. Tom

10. luvmygreenarmyman


Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  340.4 #667 9:59AM
I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  7608.1 #8 11:30PM
The link never works for me to see the list. It always just take me back to the top of the lounge. Any ideas? - Quiweez  119.4 #3184 9:52AM
Woohoo!  I made a MW list!!!   - luvmygreenarmyman  474.7 #427 10:36PM

Here are the recent wait time leaders:

August: Melody_CM 726.93
July: MelodyMouse 417.38
May: MelodyMouse 640.08
April: WARLOCK 228.33
March: HARR_E 290.27
February: jacdanfan 251.32
January: ShariRenee 246.23
December: MelodyMouse 303.05
November: MelodyMouse 410.98
October: jacdanfan 189.98

 Everyone for making   - Boundin  620.9 #311 10:21PM
That's awesome but like me a lot of ppl can't enter wait times I can't ever open or connect while in the park  - mickeyat78  1875.0 #81 5:39AM
Wow. Sorry to hear that. I'm on ATT and sometimes can't connect, tho it is rare - Melody_CM  7608.1 #8 8:12PM
Does ATT have personal space for power . I know that's not the correct name. Look in settings.  - suzieq65  97.5 #3554 2:46PM
great job! It's the wait times that brought me to this app. Thank you - Kimo  192.3 #2041 8:16PM
The mysterious disappearing month of June! - Melody_CM  7608.1 #8 12:13PM
No one updated times in June - philliprocks  1203.4 #139 8:05AM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  484.0 #415 4:20PM
Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  2.5 #57235 9:01AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster

2. Dave

3. jacdanfan

4. Plumiegirl

5. Tom

6. goofygal

7. uscdisneyteacher

8. Melody_CM

9. BaseballMickey_CM

10. CobbPR

Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  2423.9 #53 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  1868.2 #82 8:50AM

Credits Hall of Fame. This real-time list honors the top Credits purchasers by showing the total number of Credits purchased. These MouseWaiters play an integral part in helping us maintain and innovate. Thank you to everyone who buys Credits in the MW iOS app, TRIVILATOR, and Goat Effect!

1. jacdanfan

2. secretagentangel


4. leopardditz2000

5. DisneyGrandma

6. debbiev

7. DisLUVney

8. MeridaFan

9. splurtian

10. Melody_CM


  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  282.6 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  97.5 #3554 9:06PM
#10 needs a pic bad! - DarthFairy  247.5 #1341 12:42PM
@DisLUVney, lol weren't we just talking about this haha - MinnieTinker  550.5 #357 8:58PM
I can't help myself....help me. πŸ˜‚ - DisLUVney  616.8 #312 9:23PM
Wow wow wow!!! - stanvoodoo  24.7 #6257 10:52PM

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Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  17.5 #7463 10:18PM
Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  29.1 #5793 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  37.3 #5170 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  1151.6 #148 9:33AM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  24.7 #6257 7:25PM

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