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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.
Athwart ships
Athwart A*thwart", prep. [Pref. a- + thwart.] 1. Across; from side to side of. Athwart the thicket lone. --Tennyson. 2. (Naut.) Across the direction or course of; as, a fleet standing athwart our course. Athwart hawse, across the stem of another vessel, whether in contact or at a small distance. Athwart ships, across the ship from side to side, or in that direction; -- opposed to fore and aft.
Midships
Midships Mid"ships`, adv. [For amidships.] (Naut.) In the middle of a ship; -- properly amidships.
Midships
Midships Mid"ships`, n. pl. (Naut.) The timbers at the broadest part of the vessel. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
Shipshape
Shipshape Ship"shape`, adv. In a shipshape or seamanlike manner.
Thwart ships
Thwart Thwart, prep. Across; athwart. --Spenser. Thwart ships. See Athwart ships, under Athwart.

Meaning of SHIPS from wikipedia

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- the ships' deadweight tonnage (DWT) and/or gross tonnage (GT) are presented as they are often used to describe the size of a vessel. The ships are listed...
- includes ships that are owned and leased by the U.S. Navy; ships that are formally commissioned, by way of ceremony, and non-commissioned. Ships denoted...
- container ships at major ports, to p****enger-carrying submarines in the Caribbean. Most countries of the world operate fleets of merchant ships. However...
- role through missile defense. See List of ships of the United States Navy for a more complete listing of ships past and present. Aircraft carriers (CVN)...
- The Black Ships (in ****anese: 黒船, romanized: kurofune, Edo period term) was the name given to Western vessels arriving in ****an in the 16th and 19th centuries...
- the construction of ****-driven, wooden-hulled, ships of the line; a number of pure sail-driven ships were converted to this propulsion mechanism. However...
- Slave ships were large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves. Such ships were also known as "Guineamen" because their...
- luxurious ships to serve the steadily expanding market. Notable ships of the era include the SS Ravenna built in 1880, which became the first ship to be built...
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