\flˈiː bˈiːtə͡l], \flˈiː bˈiːtəl], \f_l_ˈiː b_ˈiː_t_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.