Q: Was a Admiralty the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy in the Kingdom of England? ¶
A: Yes, and later in Great Britain, and from 1709 and until 1964 in the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Q: Was a Admiralty always a civilian while the professional head of the navy came to be known as the First Sea Lord? ¶
Q: Is a Admiralty transferred to a new Admiralty Board? ¶
A: Yes, and which is a committee of the tri-service Defence Council of the United Kingdom and part of the Ministry of Defence.
Q: Is an Admiralty used in a wider sense? ¶
A: Yes, as meaning sea power or rule over the seas, rather than in strict reference to the institution exercising such power.