Boythorn, "the treatment of surgeons aboard ship is such that I would submit the legs--both legs--of every member of the Admiralty Board
to a compound fracture and render it a transportable offence in any qualified practitioner to set them if the system were not wholly changed in eight and forty hours!"
"Written by my great grandmother, Annie, who after hearing the news of Arthur's death wrote to the Admiralty Board
proudly stating 'I have five sons fighting for King and Country' and wanting to find out more information.
There are a few errors that reflect the author's foreign provenance, for example, 'the' before HMS in ship titles and confusion between the post-Heseltine 'Navy Board' and the 1964 'Admiralty Board
', but none are especially serious.
In 1964, its functions were transferred to a new Admiralty Board
, which is a committee of the tri-service Defence Council of the United Kingdom and part of the Ministry of Defence.
His shore appointments were mainly in the Procurement Executive, culminating in service on the Admiralty Board
as Controller of the Navy.
Perhaps the one concrete mistake that they did make, however, was to provide a skeptical Admiralty Board
with an altogether familiar and superficially convincing alternative, that of enhancing the battle fleet itself with Dreadnought-type battleships.
Anyone looking for clues in the latest set of minutes from the Bank's equivalent of the Admiralty Board
, the monetary policy committee, would be left none the wiser.
On display is a plaque presented to the ship by the Admiralty Board
in recognition of her role.
In 2006 he went before the Admiralty Board
for a commission and passed out with the highest score of any UK officer.
Incredibly comprehensive, it ranges from esoteric matters such as the Admiralty Board
and command structures to the reality of life on the lower deck of an escort.
"At the end of this, I had to face a Navy Admiralty Board
, comprising of a captain, commander and a head teacher.
The Admiralty Board
appointed roving commissioners like Sir John Tippetts who moved around the dockyards, inspecting, auditing, and spreading best practice.