\ɡˈastɹə͡ʊpˌɪplə͡ʊɪk], \ɡˈastɹəʊpˌɪpləʊɪk], \ɡ_ˈa_s_t_ɹ_əʊ_p_ˌɪ_p_l_əʊ_ɪ_k]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. 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.