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midships

[′mid‚ships]
(naval architecture)
Halfway between a boat's or ship's stem and stern, at the design waterline.
Halfway between the side of a boat's or ship's hull.
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Naval architecture of this period calculated the mass burden based on the width of the vessel at maximum beam to outside the planking, depth of cargo hold at midship from atop the keel to under the main deck, and the length as the measurement of that part of the keel spanning from the rudder post to the join at the stem post, and which more specifically represented the "flat lay of the keel on the ground."
From midships to somewhere back aft, a distance of about 60 feet, the main passageway was totally burned out.
Midships keeps rising in the handicap, but this looks slightly easier than some of his tasks this season.
midships The center portion of a ship, front to back.
From the moment I walked down the gangplank into the plush Midships Lobby, I entered a world of unashamed glamour.
From the moment you walk aboard, past the curved seating in Midships Lobby with the grand piano tinkling gently in the background, you realise that QE2 was built in an era when only the affluent contemplated a long voyage.
Tory DeNuccio had just awakened from a nap and was walking at midships on the Galaxy, a 180-foot fishing boat, when he saw thick black smoke pouring from the engine room.
Note her shattered midships structure, torpedo dangling from the after port side tubes and wreckage atop her No.
A colossal explosion had ripped the Maine's midships into a giant open lily of armor plate.
With the hydro boom located midships on the starboard side, minimizing ship's motion, and the starboard side hanger providing some protection for personnel, Knorr is particularly well suited for conductivity/temperature/ depth (CTD) casts even as weather conditions start to deteriorate.
The wines are held at midships, where, it is said, is the best place for one to be if one doesn't have an affinity with the movement of the sea.