\fˈiː splˈɪtɪŋ], \fˈiː splˈɪtɪŋ], \f_ˈiː s_p_l_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]\
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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.