\ɡˈastɹɪk ˈantɐsˌɪd], \ɡˈastɹɪk ˈantɐsˌɪd], \ɡ_ˈa_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k ˈa_n_t_ɐ_s_ˌɪ_d]\
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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.