\se͡ɪlˈɒn mˈɒs], \seɪlˈɒn mˈɒs], \s_eɪ_l_ˈɒ_n m_ˈɒ_s]\
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Board of Admiralty
- organized by Continental Congress, October 28, 1779, from earlier more numerous Committee. consisted two members Congress five others and had charge of all naval marine affairs. It was abolished February 7, 1781, upon the creation Secretary Marine.