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USCG Aux 6 USCG Aux 7 6 With the combined effort of local Auxiliarist of Ft. Pierce, FL, USCG Station Fort Pierce, DIRAUX (D7) and USCG Sector Miami, in 1973 Flotilla 05-08 was granted use of the Old Boat House/Garage located on the west side of USCG Station Fort Pierce . Built in 1936, this 1600 square-foot building has required major upgrades over the years and remains an active testament to Coast Guard heritage. 7 In the mid 1950’s, Flotilla 11-03 (D7) in Madiera Beach, FL conducted Public Boating Education classes at private venues or city hall. The members took the initiative to raise funds to construct a building which was completed in 1957 and has served as wonderful quarters for Flotilla activities, educational classes, meetings, and fellowship ever since. USCG Aux 8 8 USCG Aux 9 18 9 The familiar proverb, “Good things come in small packages.” exemplify the compact headquarters of Flotilla 11-06 (D7) New Port Richey, FL. Located on the bank overlooking Big Bayou, this quaint building serves as a communication building, classroom for boating safety classes, and meeting place for Auxiliarist to conduct business and enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. NAVIGATO