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Synonyms for amidship

located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft

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at or near or toward the center of a ship

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Amidships she was wallowing first one rail under and then the other, flooding the waist more often than not.
From somewhere amidships the silence was broken by a low whimpering from the cabin boy.
Amidships the Pyrenees was an open flaming furnace, out of which poured an immense volume of smoke which rose high above the masts and completely hid the forward part of the ship.
Pell-mell they tumbled down the poop-ladders; pell-mell they raced amidships past that yawning open furnace; the pitch was boiling through the seams of the crackling deck; they slipped and fell upon it, one over another, and the wonder is that none plunged headlong into the flames.
It was when he was thus below that the cow grazed the schooner just for'ard of amidships on the port side, lashed out with her mighty tail as she sounded, and ripped clean away the chain plates and rail of the mizzen-shrouds.
Delivered squarely amidships, it was the hardest blow the Mary Turner had received.
Once I did succeed in outmanoeuvring Demetrios, so that my bow bumped into him amidships. Here was where I should have had another man.
We must have been struck squarely amidships, for I saw nothing, the strange steamboat having passed beyond my line of vision.
It was only later, when upon the white flash of another high sea hurling itself amidships, Jukes had a vision of two pairs of davits leaping black and empty out of the solid blackness, with one overhauled fall flying and an iron-bound block capering in the air, that he became aware of what had happened within about three yards of his back.
In a separate military report, the AFP said the vessel was grounded "from bow to amidship," and the propellers were also damaged.
A separate military report said that based on initial inspection, the warship was 'grounded from bow to amidship and propellers were also damaged.'
Caption: Collapsible drift anchor deployed amidship slows the writer's boat and keeps it perpendicular to the breeze, allowing one angler to cast at the bow, another at the stern.
To ensure that the hull floated correctly, the engine had to be installed roughly amidship.
Two Denys-Brown/AEG stabilizers, one amidship on each side of the vessel, can be extended in one minute to reduce and damp out up to 85 percent of the rolling motion in heavy weather.
The habitat deployment barge is a specially designed 130-foot x 40-foot x 7-foot vessel with a 49-foot x 18-foot moonpool located amidship.