Translation of Admiralty in Spanish:

Admiralty

Pronunciation /ˈædmərəlti//ˈadm(ə)r(ə)lti/

noun

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    (in UK)
    the Admiralty (Board) el ministerio de marina del Reino Unido
    • Crick was working on magnetic mines for the Admiralty while Jim was a very young student at the University of Chicago.
    • During 13 months of research, he delved into records at the Ministry of Defence and the Admiralty.
    • Communications between detached fleets and the Admiralty often took weeks, if not months.
    • By the start of the war, the Royal Navy did have submarines but the Admiralty dictated how they should be used.
    • Owing to the danger of capture by the enemy both the Admiralty and Navy Board insisted that all storeships sailed in convoy.
    • Though the submarine was usually a lone fighter, the Admiralty still believed that it could be used with the Grand Fleet.
    • Toward the end of 1916 Jellicoe became first sea lord of the Admiralty.
    • He was a tired man in December 1916 when he was transferred to the Admiralty as 1st sea lord.
    • The Sea Lords at the Admiralty tend to take a dim view of captains who drive into objects they ought to steer round.
    • As First Lord of the Admiralty, Churchill re-introduced the convoy system in 1939
    • To conduct a maritime war in distant seas the Admiralty had to be able to transport naval stores to squadrons operating from remote stations.
    • In 1970 the Admiralty abolished the rum ration within the Royal Navy, apparently on health grounds.
    • Bell also gives credit to the Admiralty's planning for a war against Germany.
    • However, the Admiralty protested about the misuse of destroyers.
    • It was designed by the naval architect George Taylor and built by the Admiralty in 1831 as a place of worship for men employed in the Dockyard.
    • At Jutland Bank the British Admiralty wished to intercept the German fleet as it left its home port.
    • This information rang alarm bells in the Admiralty, and as a result the Allied fleet was put on alert for a major engagement.
    • The Admiralty gave the order for the convoy to scatter.
    • Instead, hostilities found him posted first to the naval intelligence division of the Admiralty and then to the Royal Air Force.
    • He established his HQ at Northways, close enough, but not too close, to the Admiralty.