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Eighteen-years-old Johannes Van de Velden is the Rip Van Winkle of the Royal Australian Navy. A drill instructor got tongue-tied when shouting his name and finished saying "Rip Van Winkle". He migrated with his parents, Johannes and Jannetje Van de Velden, and his brother and sister in 1952. What sailor does not make models of ships. Seaman Johannes Van de Velden shows his brother, Ronald, a model submarine which he built

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A12111, 1/1962/2/2
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