\sˌa͡ɪtəzˈuːn], \sˌaɪtəzˈuːn], \s_ˌaɪ_t_ə_z_ˈuː_n]\
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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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.