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).
As I was bringing several of these blankets forward to the command position, I stopped at amidships above the engine room to watch some of the men going down to fight the fire.
Center consoles do not back adequately and the entire fight on a big fish is made from the bow and release from amidships, generally.
The front and back sections curve an equal distance inward from the gunwales, leaving the access aisle open in the center for great stability when hunters are walking amidships.
There is a little shop amidships, selling refreshments and with a stall offering religious bric-a-brac, including elaborately carved crucifixes, small mounted icons, some of the goods at discount especially because they were made, the sign says, by the monks of Athos.
The green of the lower hull and the white top sides are still visible, as are the two gasoline engines located amidships.
Yorktown, now with large torpedo holes on both sides amidships, floated through the night of June 6, while her escorting destroyers treated injured Sailors, kept watch and unsuccessfully pursued the Japanese submarine I-168.
A kamikaze plane had rammed into the Curtiss's starboard side amidships, opening two gaping holes and exploding on the third deck, killing 35 men and wounding 21.
According to Southerly, the main ballast pile, which has two large anchors and at least six cannon and a huge pile of ballast stones, is just about amidships, roughly where the upper aft deck would have started.
Because the ship was a DDG, they only had three options: the flight deck, the 01 level amidships, or the fo'c's'le.
The first-class accommodation, on five decks amidships, was a marvel of Edwardian opulence, with the principal rooms in luxurious French and Italian Renaissance styles.