On this occasion, the sharp edge of the rock struck the vessel about midships aft of the paddle-boxes.
The fore and after bodies are similar in form from midships.
Then the upright boiler would have to be set in there, a trifle aft of midships, so that the man at the helm could stoke as well.
Underneath the officers' quarters was the 'midships torpedo-room.
An imaginary figure of that part of the ship afore the midships or dead-flat, as seen from ahead.
While speaking she has started up from the stern, and is making for 'midships.
It made the ship sway an' rock fearful but they hung on 'midships, an' clung t' the handle that stuck up like a top mast.
Here we struck on a sandbar with such force of steam and current as to land us almost out of the water from stem to midships.
The bow was guard duty; the steering was light duty; the midships off duty.
Speaking to the man at the wheel: "Don't let her go off, damn you, let her come to, and put your wheel in 'midships."