\pˈɜːniz ɐpˈɪvɔːɹəs], \pˈɜːniz ɐpˈɪvɔːɹəs], \p_ˈɜː_n_i_z ɐ_p_ˈɪ_v_ɔː_ɹ_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.