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amidships

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

[ə′mid‚ships]
(naval architecture)
At or toward the middle of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We use the parachute tied amidships providing noticeable braking action.
A Sperry-built rudder angle indicator, located in front of the quartermaster at the helm, shows how many degrees from amidships the rudder is swung.
The 17T has three mounting positions for the company's Vantage XT Seating: Two anglers may face forward or toward one another ("social tandem," in Hobie parlance), or a solo angler may install a single XT seat amidship. Hobie includes an array of gear-management tools, including the company's new aluminum H Rails for mounting everything from cupholders to electronics.
One torpedo hit Hammann directly amidship and broke her back.
Gordon, USN, (Gold Star in lieu of Third Award), Amidship's Storeroom Supervisor, USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3), May 2001 to May 2005.
AMIDSHIPS (AMIDSHIP)--In or toward the middle of the ship.
However, moments later there were bright red cheeks for Labuschagne (left) after being struck forcefully amidships.
In May 1940, during the Battle of Norway, Kelly was torpedoed amidships
In May 1940, during the Battle of Norway, Kelly was torpedoed amidships by the German E-boat S 31, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Hermann Opdenhoff, for which he was awarded the Knight's Cross.
He headed for his battle station, the anti-aircraft battery magazine located amidships, only to discover that torpedo damage had wrecked it, so he went on deck.
A third hunter can sit on a folding stool amidships. When he is hunting, Argue simply powers the boat into the cattails and sets up his blind.