\ɹˈa͡ɪdɪŋ mˈastə], \ɹˈaɪdɪŋ mˈastə], \ɹ_ˈaɪ_d_ɪ_ŋ m_ˈa_s_t_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.