The ship is first seen when the film begins, where a sailor tells Prince Eric and Grimsby the supposed legend surrounding King Triton.
The ship is seen again later in the film, when Ariel swims to the surface to examine it, while it shoots fireworks into the night sky as crewman dance in celebration of Prince Eric's birthday. Ariel is completely smitten and enamored when she sees Prince Eric, who is given a large statue of himself as a birthday present by Grimsby.
Unfortunately, a hurricane strikes without a warning, sweeping up both the ship and crew violently in a volley of wind and water. Ariel is thrown off the vessel and into the sea, while Scuttle is blown away by the wind. Ariel surfaces just in time to witness a bolt of lightning strike one of the sails, causing the ship to catch fire. When the ship crashes into a gaggle of rocks, the crew is sent overboard, along with the statue of Eric. Though they all made it to the lifeboats, Eric discovers that Max is still on the burning vessel, and goes to rescue him. After managing to get Max to safety, Eric gets his foot stuck in a hole, and is unable to save himself. He is then blown away by a massive explosion and lands into the ocean, unconscious. Seeing Eric in danger of drowning, Ariel rushes toward his aid, rescues Eric and brings him back to shore.
The ship appeared in a cameo during the song, Tip and Dash.
This ship appeared on the show in Season 3 and was used by Prince Eric for travel to Agrabah.