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63 STAT.] S1sr CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 393-AUG. 4, 1949 (b) The Coast Guard is authorized, subject to approval by the Ad- Air navigation facil- ministrator of Civil Aeronautics, to operate, on floating ocean stations authorized herein, such air navigation facilities as the Administrator may find necessary or desirable for the safe and efficient protection and control of air traffic. The Coast Guard, in establishing, main- taining, or operating such air navigation facilities shall request the cooperation of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics to the end that the personnel and facilities of the Civil Aeronautics Administration will be utilized to the fullest possible advantage. § 91. Safety of naval vessels The captain of the port, Coast Guard district commander, or other officer of the Coast Guard designated by the Commandant thereof, or the Governor of the Panama Canal in the case of the territory and waters of the Canal Zone, shall so control the anchorage and move- ment of any vessel, foreign or domestic, in the territorial waters of the United States, as to insure the safety or security of such United States naval vessels as may be present in his jurisdiction. In terri- torial waters of the United States where immediate action is required, or where representatives of the Coast Guard are not present, or not present in sufficient force to exercise effective control of shipping as provided herein, the senior naval officer present in command of any naval force may control the anchorage or movement of any vessel, foreign or domestic, to the extent deemed necessary to insure the safety and security of his command. § 92. Secretary; general powers For the purpose of executing the duties and functions of the Coast Guard the Secretary may within the limits of appropriations made therefor: (a) establish, change the limits of, consolidate, discontinue, and re-establish Coast Guard districts; (b) arrange with the Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force to assign officers and enlisted men of the Coast Guard to any school maintained by the Army, Navy, and Air Force, for instruction and training, including aviation schools; (c) construct, or cause to be constructed, Coast Guard shore establishments, and sell or otherwise dispose of unsuitable or unserviceable shore establishments, the monies received, less amount of expenses incurred from any such disposition (exclusive of governmental personal services), to be covered into the Treasury; (d) design or cause to be designed, cause to be constructed, accept as gift, or otherwise acquire vessels, and dispose of them, the monies received, less the amount of expenses incurred from any such disposition (exclusive of governmental personal serv- ices), to be covered into the Treasury; (e) exchange vessels and parts thereof in part payment for new vessels; (f) acquire land or interests in land, including acceptance of gifts thereof, where required for the purpose of carrying out any project or purpose for which an appropriation has been made; (g) exchange land or interests in land in part or in full pay- ment for such other land or interests in land as may be necessary or desirable, the balance of such part payment to be defrayable in accordance with other provisions of this section; (h) exercise any of the powers vested by this title in the Com- mandant in any case in which the Secretary deems it appropriate; and 503