Carl Darenberg, a Montauk fixture who owned Montauk Marine Basin, was discovered dead floating in Montauk Harbor near Uihlein’s Marine on Monday morning, according to East Hampton Town police.
Authorities said a Uihlein’s worker spotted a body at 9:40 a.m. and several onlookers helped retrieve and secure the body before contacting police.
The victim was identified as 64-year-old Darenberg. Police and the Suffolk County medical examiner’s office are continuing to investigate.
Police are asking anyone with information to call 631-537-7575.