The authority responsible for the governance of the Royal Navy and the Aerial Corps. The Admiralty was responsible, among many other matters, for assigning senior officers and captains to their commands, and for confirming field promotions.
The Admiralty was located in Whitehall in Central London.
Members of the Admiralty took one of two positions regarding dragons. They either believed them to be barely controllable beasts, or expected them to react to situations and follow orders the same way as a human would. Unfortunately the choice of these positions was mostly based on the result desired by the member of the board, rather than any logical reason. The lack of understanding of dragons and dragonic nature lead to many difficulties for members of the Aerial Corps.
First Lords of the Admiralty, 1804-1827
- Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, 1804–1805
- Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, 1805–1806
- Charles Grey, Viscount Howick, 1806
- Thomas Grenville, 1806–1807
- Henry Phipps, 3rd Baron Mulgrave, 1807–1810
- Charles Philip Yorke, 1810–1812
- Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, 1812–1827