Admiralty board



noun
the Admiralty Board, (formerly) a department of the British Ministry of Defence, responsible for the administration and planning of the Royal Navy
Historical Examples

No doubt the admiralty board determined that, but we were not present at the session.
Heart’s Desire Emerson Hough

The room in which our councils met was the same old admiralty board room that had been used for centuries.
The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims

In his letter of the 14th was an extract from the statement or report sent him by the admiralty board.
A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed. Benjamin Waterhouse

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