\fa͡ɪnˈanʃə͡l ˈɔːdɪt], \faɪnˈanʃəl ˈɔːdɪt], \f_aɪ_n_ˈa_n_ʃ_əl ˈɔː_d_ɪ_t]\
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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.