\ˈɔːkɛstɹə pˈɪt], \ˈɔːkɛstɹə pˈɪt], \ˈɔː_k_ɛ_s_t_ɹ_ə p_ˈɪ_t]\
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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.