She was crossing the channel, and they struck her amidship, sinking her almost instantly.
amidship, Kass was again studying the eyepiece of the ampliscope.
Slowly we pushed her away from the bank, Jim at the stern, Tom amidship and I in the bow.
They'll have the sense to slip then, I hope, and make for the safety of wide waters, with an amidship helm.'
As he did so he noticed that the white object was a tent, and that there was a single "shanty" amidship.
He made a trip of his own along the main-deck, scrambling upon the spars to avoid the occasional deluge which swept her amidship.
She was about four thousand tons, and her engines were sternward and not amidship.
Used to refer to the striking of a blow in the abdomen
[1937+; fr earlier sense ''in the middle of a ship,'' implying the most crucial or vulnerable part]