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amidships

Nautical at, near, or towards the centre of a vessel
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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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).
One of the other not-often-seen features of the 285 is the privacy door on the amidships cockpit.
Center consoles do not back adequately and the entire fight on a big fish is made from the bow and release from amidships, generally.
Length overall 99metresWaterline length 90metresBreadth moulded 14.6metresDraught amidships 4.1metresSpeed approx 25knotsRange at 16knots 3500nmEndurance 21days
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.
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.
Coventry was hit by three, probably amidships. Twenty men died and fires broke out over the ship as frantic attempts began to save the rest of the 280 crew.
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.
A double pole cruciform type towing bitt with towing hook is amidships on the center aft deck.
Then the wreck itself, lying upright on the current-wracked sand, was marked by a huge hole amidships on its port side.