\fˈe͡ɪvəɹɪt sˈʌn], \fˈeɪvəɹɪt sˈʌn], \f_ˈeɪ_v_ə_ɹ_ɪ_t s_ˈʌ_n]\
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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.