admiralty admiralty  /ˈædmə rəl ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  2. (n) the office of admiral

Usage(s):

  1. According to Margulies, admiralty law would apply if the vessel transported passengers between a port in the United States and a foreign country.
  2. The English fleet landed, named it Graham--for Sir James Graham, the first lord of the admiralty--and planted a flag.

News

  1. Canadian Armed Forces Assists in Rescue of Hunters and Tourists Stranded in Arctic

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 27, 2013) - Working in close coordination with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Emergency Measures Organization Iqaluit, and other partners, the Canadian Armed Forces helped rescue 11 hunters and 20 tourists stranded on an ice floe in Admiralty Inlet, near Arctic Bay on Baffin Island.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Gull Gone

    From start to finish, it took about 15 minutes for workers from Admiralty Crane of Sequim to gently lower the former Gull station sign from the intersection of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street at 8 a.m. Monday, June 24. Admiralty Crane owner Charlie Roberts estimated the sign was 30-35 feet tall and weighed about 3,000 pounds.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Sequim Gazette

  3. Florida, Alabama Mediator Rodney Max to Speak at SEALI Conference June 29

    The Southeast Admiralty Law Institute will host mediator Rodney A. Max of Upchurch Watson White & Max, an Alabama and Florida mediation group, as a speaker for its annual conference, set for Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, 2013, in Savannah, Ga. (PRWeb June 23, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10860008.htm
    on June 23, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. In a statement yesterday, Mr Hoon said: "Accommodation at Admiralty House was provided rent free but there were significant costs that I had to meet in order to live there. These were comparable to the costs I would have incurred if I had continued...
    on May 8, 2009 By: Geoff Hoon Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I was honoured by the official welcoming ceremony at Government House and most appreciative of the personal welcome which you extended to me at your (Sydney) residence, Admiralty House," Pope Benedict said.
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: The Age

  3. Derek Wyatt, Labour MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, told the BBC: "I don't think it's tenable that he should maintain Dorneywood or the Admiralty flat or the chairmanship of the committees."
    on May 29, 2006 By: Derek Wyatt Source: BBC News

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