Amidships


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Amidships

At or near the middle of a ship. This term is used when transporting goods over water. See also: International commerce.
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Likewise, below decks there's acres of space for sail storage forward, a small stove and head at the foot of the keel-stepped mast, a bevy of off-watch crewpipecots (12 in total, four amidships and eight aft) and a surprisingly roomy aft nav station featuring the latest B&GWTP system situated behind the carbon clad engine box for the 75hp auxiliaiy, with a clever, retractable propeller system (for a clean running surface under sail).
The amidships engine frees up a reasonable amount of luggage area in the boot - 130 litres, and there's similar space available under the bonnet.
Roddy, now a saloon boy, and I, a deck hand, stood amidships being seasick as we watched the African coastline gradually disappear with us both thinking, 'What the hell have we done?
It has the cargo capacity to transport 87,000 barrels of petroleum products, and its depth to main deck amidships is 31 feet 4 inches.
The first torpedo smashed into the Athenia amidships, ripping open the bulkhead between the engine and boiler rooms, instantly crippling the ship.
ONE pair would take the stern, another the bows, while my colleague Paul and I studied her amidships - the area most likely to show any evidence of diving hatches.
Some luxury suites will henceforth be configured amidships, rather than being concentrated forward, as they are now.
Instead, there is a supercharged two-litre Lancia four cylinder from a Volumex Beta coupe sitting amidships, churning out around 200 bhp, about the same as a standard Stratos engine.
These special areas -- one for economy class and one for business class passengers -- are located amidships, fully enclosed by drapes and equipped with special extractor fans to draw smoke and fumes out of the cabin.
The vessel is a monohull with bridge located amidships.