\ɪntɹˈuːd ˌɪntʊ], \ɪntɹˈuːd ˌɪntʊ], \ɪ_n_t_ɹ_ˈuː_d ˌɪ_n_t_ʊ]\
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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.