In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- She had a draught of 18 ft and was built in 1903 with a single boiler and a three-cylinder triple-expansion engine amidships.
- The Exeter was hit amidships and the ship sustained damage.
- Additional bollards may be located alongside the holds, just forward and aft of the amidships superstructure.
- The hull has broken amidships and the wreck has a slight list to port either side of the break.
- The vessel is badly damaged from amidships aft.
- It is an unusual design of ship, a collier with engine-room aft and wheelhouse amidships.
- These installations typically involve the engines being situated nearly amidships, with a straight shaft driving a three or more bladed propeller.
- In one design, two or more horses walked in a circle on deck, turning a capstan amidships that was geared to a paddle wheel set between a pair of catamaran-like hulls.
- All this weight of armament tended to compensate for the engine being mounted amidships.
- Missile one hit amidships, wrecking a set of berthing compartments.
- The main saloon is amidships over the engine room and features a sofa along the starboard aft bulkhead that converts to a fore and aft berth.
- It seems this artist and industrial designer came up with the idea after he broke a toe on an amidships cleat.
- Only two men could be seen on her deck, one at the tiller and one amidships to work the sail.
- Modifications to the hull included increasing the freeboard amidships and flaring the topsides to widen the beam at the weatherdeck.
- Forward of this amidships seat was a locker offering additional stowage, situated on the centre-line, which was flanked by bonded pads which nestled the fuel-tanks in position.
- The first spread hit her slightly aft of amidships, obliterating the crew quarters, mess, and medical bay in an instant.
- As the exhausted and injured men slept below decks the ship was struck amidships by a torpedo from a German E-boat and she broke in two, sinking in just 15 seconds.
- Heading back amidships along the port side, the hull dips away much more steeply than on the starboard side.
- Further forward, the aft hold is broken plates, then the amidships deckhouse and winch-gear lies intact and upside-down, and the goalpost mast has fallen diagonally across the wreck.
- The explosion ripped through the steel hull of Cole on the port side amidships with a deafening roar.
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