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The first survivors from the liner SKAUBRYN which sank after catching fire on her way to Australia with 1080 migrants aboard have received a warm welcome in Sydney and Melbourne. The first party, totalling 72 migrants and 4 tourists, reached Australia on April 7 at Darwin in a DC4 chartered from American International Airlines, and flew on to Sydney and Melbourne. Mrs Alfred Schirk, who came from Germany with her husband, Alfred, a 28-year-old plumber, hands out milk to her children, Peter, aged four, Karl, three and Helga, one, at Sydney Airport. They are staying in Sydney

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A12111, 1/1958/4/14
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