R&W Rope Representation

R&W Rope in New Bedford

Flotilla 6-5 brings Boating Safety to the 2019 Rope Fest hosted by R&W Rope in New Bedford.

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Vessel Examiners & Rising Vessel Examiners took to the area’s marina’s to provide FREE Vessel Safety Checks (VSCs)

Yipee for PPE

Boating Safety

Flotilla 6-5 continues its quest to keep Boating Safety a top priority.  Pictured is one of many scheduled inspections for Personal Protective Equipment.

USCG SSENE Meritorious Team Commendation

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 6-5
March 27, 2019

Boating Skills & Seamanship (BS&S)

Over 14 weeks, students learned about navigation, personal safety equipment, safe boating, anchoring, docking, trailering, fueling, state and federal requirements, new maritime security rules and more.

New Bedford Veterans Day Parade

Members of Flotilla 065 at the 2018 New Bedford Veterans Day Parade

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary First District Northern Region 2019 Change Of Watch

Flotilla Commander Andrew P. Butler and Vice Flotilla Commander Aaron A. Leger were sworn in for a second term on December 8, 2018

My 75-Year USCG Auxiliary History

I have been a member of FL 65 for
nine years. Still, the family line
takes it back to 1943 - near the
Auxiliary’s beginning. Here’s the
story: by Michael Mulroy


Plymouth Thanksgiving Day Parade

Flotilla 65 Represents at America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade. Saturday, November 17, 2018 in Plymouth MA.

CPR / AED Training

Flotilla 6-5 Auxiliarist Wayne Oliveira offers CPR / AED Training.

USCG Eagle Escort

USCG Aux Flotilla 6-5 Escorts the USCG Barque Eagle into New Bedford Harbor August 10th, 2018. Video by John Maciel Photography.

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USCG Tall Ship Eagle

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The Coast Guard tall ship "Eagle" is coming to New Bedford on August 10 and 11. Public Affairs Officer Linda Meredith and Marine Safety Officer Jeffrey Santos of Flotilla 6-5 discuss the history of the "Eagle".

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