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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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From midships to somewhere back aft, a distance of about 60 feet, the main passageway was totally burned out.
On one trip to New York during a bad storm the sea badly damaged the flying bridge, cargo oil tank heating pipes and the ship's hydraulic steering system pipework, preventing it being steered from midships.
Midships used his controlling speed to win Saturday's $300,000 Grade I Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap at Hollywood Park, much like he dictated matters in the San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano handicaps at Santa Anita this spring.
Midships keeps rising in the handicap, but this looks slightly easier than some of his tasks this season.
But the Midships Bar and the new library have some of the style of the old Cunarders.
With the hydro boom located midships on the starboard side, minimizing ship's motion, and the starboard side hanger providing some protection for personnel, Knorr is particularly well suited for conductivity/temperature/ depth (CTD) casts even as weather conditions start to deteriorate.
While the ship is moored, you can go ashore, or (on all but the Star Flyer), boat off the "sports platform," which is lowered from the stern or midships.
In the saloon the galley spreads across midships to allow increased work surfaces and services.
The Liberator's midships gunner was killed in the attack and the tail gunner was wounded.
An investigation was launched and during an underwater survey it was established a significant structural failure had occurred close to the vessel's midships on both sides.
QRSTAnd S is also for SINGLES cabins - there are 18 tucked away behind the casino - and SeaScreen, an open-air cinema above the midships pool.
Byword, who is bred on the same Peintre Celebre-Woodman cross as Italian Group 1 winner Sudan, is a fifth generation descendant of the Klairon mare Peace, a product of a famous Whitney family who became a huge influence on Juddmonte as the ancestress of Midships, Wandesta and Zambezi Sun, as well as Byword's dam Binche.