\ˈɛdəbə͡l bɐnˈɑːnə], \ˈɛdəbəl bɐnˈɑːnə], \ˈɛ_d_ə_b_əl b_ɐ_n_ˈɑː_n_ə]\
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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.