\d͡ʒəhˈə͡ʊvəz wˈɪtnəs], \dʒəhˈəʊvəz wˈɪtnəs], \dʒ_ə_h_ˈəʊ_v_ə_z w_ˈɪ_t_n_ə_s]\
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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.