midship section

midship section

[′mid‚ship ‚sek·shən]
(naval architecture)
A drawing of the cross section of a ship halfway between the intersections of its stem and stern with the design waterline.
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An 85-ton midship section was built and inserted, with work to split and extend the vessel finished in three days.
Analyses of the timber, its procurement and conversion (Richard Darrah) and assembly and construction techniques (Damian Goodburn) are followed by an account of the reconstruction experiment in which a 3m-long, midship section was built using copies of appropriate bronze tools.
We are enjoying the Norwegian Wind's first cruise since it was sawn in two to have a midship section added, stretching it to more than 750ft and giving it a palatial and spacious feeling inside.
This map is divided into one meter square grids and shows that the bow and stern sections of the site have been excavated and that the midship section remains to be completed.