- For the Admiralty Board of Imperial Russia, see Admiralty Board (Russia).
The Admiralty Board
is the body established under the Defence Council of the United Kingdom
for the administration of the Naval Service
of the United Kingdom
. It meets formally only twice a year, and the day-to-day running of the Royal Navy is conducted by the Navy Board
, which does not include any ministers.
The Admiralty Board was established with the abolition of the Board of Admiralty and the integration of the three service ministries into the Ministry of Defence.
The board is chaired by the Secretary of State for Defence and includes the professional heads of the navy, as well as various ministers and civil servants of the Ministry of Defence.
The membership of the Board is as follows: