\ɹˈɪt͡ʃədsən vˈə͡ʊl], \ɹˈɪtʃədsən vˈəʊl], \ɹ_ˈɪ_tʃ_ə_d_s_ə_n v_ˈəʊ_l]\
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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.