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  • noun Plural form of admiralty.


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  • The details were left to the respective admiralties.


  • This was the first naval war in which admiralties could intervene directly to control ship movements by means of cable and wireless radio.

    Castles of Steel

  • The two admiralties might be talking, but no arrangements had been made for communication between French and British commanders at sea.

    Castles of Steel

  • But once hostilities commenced, under international rules of war, a warship could coal and provision only once every three months in any given neutral country; admiralties and captains on both sides preferred to reserve this privilege for emergencies.

    Castles of Steel

  • Sometimes, depending on the specifications required by the various admiralties, these ships were more powerful than vessels the same shipyard was building for Britain.

    Castles of Steel

  • The king himself sent congratulations and, on December 11, Sturdee received signals from Jellicoe on behalf of the Grand Fleet and from the French and Russian admiralties.

    Castles of Steel

  • Correspondingly we find that colonies are of more interest to general staffs and admiralties than to captains of industry.

    The Psychology of Nations A Contribution to the Philosophy of History

  • Americans from the very outset have so conducted themselves and their craft as to earn the highest encomiums from the Entente admiralties.

    Our Navy in the War

  • And while our vessels and our fighting men are playing their part on the high seas the counsel of our trained technical experts is eagerly sought and constantly employed by the admiralties of the Allied nations.

    Our Navy in the War

  • There was malversation in the admiralties and in the military administration.

    History of Holland


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