Definition of amidships. Meaning of amidships. Synonyms of amidships

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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...
- (530 mm) torpedo tubes were ****ed in two quintuple mounts on the centerline amidships, firing the 21-inch Mark 15 torpedo. Anti-submarine armament was two depth...
- such award in U.S. history. Already damaged by a torpedo and on fire amidships, Nevada attempted to exit the harbor. She was targeted by many ****anese...
- several more were mounted amidships and astern. Two tube mountings (later on, multiple mountings) were generally found amidships. Between 1892 and 1914 destroyers...
- center torpedo boat". Machine gun mount 53 was located on the starboard amidships side, behind the pilot house. McGonagle could not see or "get to mount...
- hemispherical (or conical) ends and a vertical structure, usually located amidships, which houses communications and sensing devices as well as periscopes...
- altitude missile picket far from the British carriers. She was struck amidships, with devastating effect, ultimately killing 20 crew members and severely...
- 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...
- carried four Arado Ar 196 reconnaissance floatplanes in a double hangar amidships and two single hangars abreast the funnel, with a double-ended thwartship...
- Stemme AG in Strausberg (Germany) since the 1980s. The engine is mounted amidships and it features an unusual folding propeller which is stowed inside the...
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