Captain Hook is one of the most famous pirates from literature and movies but do you know the name of Captain Hook’s pirate ship?
If you love the tales and adventures of Peter Pan and the Darling family, then you will know that Captain Hook’s pirate ship was called the Jolly Roger. Also the name of the skull and crossbones flag donned by most pirate ships during the golden age of pirates, the Jolly Roger was the apt name chosen by children’s author and playwright, J.M. Barrie for Captain Hook’s pirate ship in the books dedicated to Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys and the Darlings.
Captain Hook’s Jolly Roger Pirate ship was crewed by Mr. Smee (the quartermaster) and a motley team of rugged pirates. Boasting a number of dastardly adventures, conquests and battles, Captain Hook’s Jolly Roger pirate ship terrorized the seas of Neverland while Captain Hook pledged his revenge on Peter Pan for cutting off his hand in a battle and feeding it to the crocodile that continues to haunt him.
It was on the Jolly Roger Pirate ship that Captain Hook made Wendy walk the plank. Thankfully Peter Pan was there to save her before she made a splash. A beautiful Indian Girl, named Tiger Lily was also captured by Captain Hook and held prisoner on the Jolly Roger and rescued by the boy who never grew up.
The Jolly Roger Pirate ship led by Captain Hook in the Peter Pan adventure is eventually captured by Peter Pan at the end of the tale to sail the Wendy and the rest of the Darling Family back to their home in London, England. Tinkerbell’s magic was essential to making sure that the ship could fly leaving Captain Hook without a ship and eager for even more revenge.
Although you are safe from the mean-spirited Captain Hook on the Jolly Roger pirate ship in Cancun, you are sure to have an incredible time hosted by the crew of Captain Grouch or Captain Mundaca. Day or night, the Jolly Roger has an adventure that competes with the best of fairy tales.