What does the word amidships mean?

Usage examples for amidships

  1. As he emerged he saw the stolid face of Hansen at the wheel, his pale blue eyes glancing at the set of his canvas and then taking on a glint as they turned amidships. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  2. Already badly damaged, a second German shell had now burst amidships with a loud explosion. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  3. As he passed along the main deck, half a dozen crewmen were already unlashing the longboat from its berth amidships. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover