\dˌɪsɛmbɹˈaŋɡə͡l], \dˌɪsɛmbɹˈaŋɡəl], \d_ˌɪ_s_ɛ_m_b_ɹ_ˈa_ŋ_ɡ_əl]\
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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.