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Definition of Amidships

amidships
Midships Mid"ships`, adv. [For amidships.] (Naut.) In the middle of a ship; -- properly amidships.
Amidships
Amidships A*mid"ships, adv. (Naut.) In the middle of a ship, with regard to her length, and sometimes also her breadth. --Totten.

Meaning of Amidships from wikipedia

- 3.  Overhead or high above. Alongside By the side of a ship or pier. Amidships The middle section of a vessel with reference to the athwartships plane...
- cl**** of two protected cruisers had two 15 cm SK L/35 guns per side, amidships as their primary armament after 1899-1905 refits. SMS Kaiserin Augusta...
- with the torpedo tubes moving from forwards to amidships, and the Bofors launcher moving from amidships to forward of the bow gun, thus reducing topweight...
- A well smack is a type of traditional fishing boat that has a well amidships. The well was filled with circulated external water, which kept fish alive...
- just aft of amidships. In 1926 three 25 mm (0.98 in) anti-aircraft guns were added, one on the conning tower and two just behind the amidships 120mm guns...
- cutter rig and probably named for having a boiler for cooking shrimp in amidships. "The majority were built by Aldous of Brightlingsea" but they were also...
- were false, and there were no quarter galleries. Boats were carried both amidships and at the stern. Cleopatra flew a barque or ship rig of sail on three...
- may act as a tension member when the ship is supported by a single wave amidships, or as a compression member when the ship is supported between waves forward...
- the steamship Kaituna soon after 11pm on 29 March 1929. Kaituna hit her amidships and she sank twenty five minutes later, 25 miles SW of Cape Otway. Kaituna...
- rapidly amidships with the bow and stern canted upward. The wounded were placed in rafts and at 14:50, the order to abandon ship was given. The amidships section...