\sˈɛlɪŋ ˈe͡ɪd͡ʒənt], \sˈɛlɪŋ ˈeɪdʒənt], \s_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_ŋ ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_n_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.