A few more details
Written by Barbara
(9/22/2005 10:53 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, The action off St. Domingo, penned by Cheryl
This is from the notes in my Broadview Literary edition. I thought it was interesting:
According to the 1806 Annual Register two FRench ships were destroyed, and 760 of their men killed or woulnded on three ships that were captured, against total English losses of 64 killed and 294 wounded. Austen's brother Frank took part in the action.