Shipping, Customer Service, and Dealer Information
Helmet Repairs, Custom Helmets, Inspections
as of 12/11/14
All current production
Commercial and Pool
Light Duty Diving Outfit
Adapters, couplers & wrenches
Divers Knife, Shoes,
DESCO Two Diver
Telephone and available communications options
as of 12/08/14
Current DESCO, CBE, & Viking price lists.
Third party dry suits
sold by DESCO
Composite Beat Engel
Product warnings and
Manuals & service guides
General Diving & Equipment
What gear it takes to dive.
What goes into making
a diving helmet
Real or Replica?
Features of the various
How DESCO started
Those who built DESCO
General product history. Catalogs, significant orders, etc.
Discontinued DESCO Products
DESCO A, B, C Rebreathers Recirculating Helmets
SCUBA Lungs, Water Skis, and Miscellaneous Water Sports Products
Magazine or News
articles related to diving.
Links to online diving videos.
DESCO company photos
and photos from our archives
Commercial Diving Photos supplied by customers
Classic equipment &
hobby diving photos
Photos of helmets from
Photos of equipment
Photos from some of
our repair projects
DESCO Historical Item Collection
Old diver and/or equipment photos
Welcome to the information and history website of
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DESCO created this website to perform three functions:
1. To provide timely news, product information, and technical support to our dealers and customers.
2. To act in a support role for our e-commerce website www.divedesco.com.
3. To provide information and education about commercial diving and our company to the general public. Topics include DESCO company and product history, diving news, and diving history & technology.
If you have questions about DESCO products or services please see the bottom of this page contact information.
Latest updates to this website:
It can be vexing to go to a website you enjoy visiting only to scroll through and find no new content. We will post significant updates below so you will know ahead of time if there is something new to see. Development of this website is an ongoing process. Not all updates will be announced below. Some content changes to individual pages will occur on an irregular but routine basis as new information becomes available or specific information requests are made. It is advisable to check pages of particular interest occasionally for new information.
12/11/14: DESCO is offering a limited edition 100th Anniversary Stillson Concept Diving Helmet to commemorate the centennial of the Report on US Navy Diving by Gunner G. D. Stillson in 1915. The production run will be ten helmets. Details are posted in the NEWS page Product News section .
11/17/14: We have made a few changes to the Air Hat. Details are posted in the NEWS page Product News section .
11/11/14: New Commercial and Specialty Items pricelists for 2015 have been posted to the RETAIL PRICE LISTS page.
09/18/14: A link to the video of the How Its Made segment on building a Mark V Helmet has been placed on the MEDIA page.
09/11/14: The IN STOCK page has been updated.
DESCO is a sponsor of the Historical Diving Society USA
DESCO is an associate member of the Association of Diving Contractors
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240 N. Milwaukee Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-272-2371 (Monday to Friday 6am - 2pm Central Time)
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