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What does WO stand for?

WO stands for Watch Officer

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The two bike riders were spotted by watch officers at the Holyhead Coastguard Station cycling along the breakwater at around 4pm yesterday.
Coastguard watch officer Ian Graham said: "They remained on the vessel until the helicopter arrived to assist within 20 minutes but they made ready their life raft as a precaution.
Coastguard watch officer Katy Gellathy said: "The owner had attempted to rescue the dog himself, but could not get to it and it was eventually rescued by the Coastguard team.
While there will be fewer Coastguard watch officers nationally, the new structure means we will be able to deploy more Coastguard resources on any major incident.
I served as a watch officer in 1979-1980 between overseas assignments, and the experience influenced and shaped much of my subsequent career and my good work habits.
We would remind parents that the use of toy inflatables with their children should be supervised and the inflatable should be tethered to the shore," said Brian George, a watch officer for Liverpool Coastguard.