Three ships sank during the Great War .
Cressy, Hogarth, Aboukir .
1459 persons lost their life that day.
More about the Cressy and the monument can be found at a very interesting and well documented colleague blog Noordwijkse stranddingen .
More about one of the victims, who lost his life because of the attack on the Cressy Frank Vlieland Parker can be found here.