After Capt. Mundus’s death on September 10, his widow, Jeanette, decided to sell the boat aboard which her husband earned a reputation as one of Montauk’s most colorful and successful charter fishermen. Hoping to cash in on some of his celebrity, Mrs. Mundus has put the boat up for auction through a Long Island firm, David R. Maltz and Company.
Company vice president Richard Maltz said Mrs. Mundus had told him that her husband had long wanted to sell the boat. The auction will open on January 14 and run through February 4. Bids will be entered exclusively online. Those wishing to bid on the Cricket II must register... more