STRAIT-HANDEDNESS

\stɹˈe͡ɪthˈandɪdnəs], \stɹˈe‍ɪthˈandɪdnəs], \s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t_h_ˈa_n_d_ɪ_d_n_ə_s]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

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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.
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