\pˌɑːkɪnsˈə͡ʊni͡ə flˈɒɹɪdə], \pˌɑːkɪnsˈəʊniə flˈɒɹɪdə], \p_ˌɑː_k_ɪ_n_s_ˈəʊ_n_iə f_l_ˈɒ_ɹ_ɪ_d_ə]\
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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.