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amidships

Nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel

amidships

[ə′mid‚ships]
(naval architecture)
At or toward the middle of a ship.
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These skiffs had the greatest beam and lowest freeboard amidships, which made it easier for the "hooker," the man who hooked the sponges from the bottom with a special hooking device.
The crew of Mallaig- registered Silvery Sea didn't stand a chance when it was hit amidships by the German coaster Merkur, which is 14 times bigger.
This has a small impact on Ichi Ban's IRC rating, though it was considered a worthwhile penalty overall and has the added advantage of keeping crew weight on the rail, rather than spread all around the boat grinding winches and trimming sails amidships and from leeward.
Local acts Amidships, The Jane Bradfords, Katie & The Carnival and Runaway GO all did a couple of REM covers (that was the theme of the night) and some of their own stuff, before Snow Patrol took to the stage.
Root, jolted into life after being hit amidships, added 57 with Andrew Gale before another reckless pull, top-edged to mid-on Blackwell, began a 31.
Center consoles do not back adequately and the entire fight on a big fish is made from the bow and release from amidships, generally.
Yet, with fires raging amidships, the Norfolk continued in the battle for six hours, steaming at a greater speed than ever before in all her career.
It would be an exaggeration that Ascot will never be the same but the two US winners are more than a shot across our bows - they have hit amidships.
A pair of hardwood blocks were glued and screwed to the deck amidships and directly "above the center frame to solidly support a pair of oarlocks.
Republic's engines were quickly thrown into reverse and her helm swung hard a-port but then a ship's bow loomed out of the fog and sliced into the Republic amidships.
Once the recoil started, having another 1/16" of finger wrapped amidships around the big, lightweight pistol seemed to make a large difference.