as of 12/05/13
All current production DESCO helmets
Commercial and Pool Cleaning Masks
Light Duty Diving Outfit
DESCO Two Diver Telephone and available communications options
Third party dry suits
sold by DESCO
Composite Beat Engel Demand Helmet
as of 12/04/13
& Viking price lists.
Product warnings and
What gear it takes to dive.
What goes into making a diving helmet
Real or Replica?
Features of the various helmet models
General product history. Catalogs, significant orders, etc.
DESCO A, B, C Rebreathers Recirculating Helmets
SCUBA Lungs, Water Skis, and Miscellaneous Water Sports Products
How DESCO started
Those who built DESCO
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 in museums
Photos from some of
our repair projects
DESCO Historical Item Collection
Miscellaneous Photos, Old diver and/or equipment photos
Helmets made by other manufacturers
North American Manufacturers
John Date Alfred Hale
Recirculator Gas Hat made by Kirby on DESCO Lightweight helmets. Later Kirby Gas Helmets were built on Yokohama Helmets.
1943 Mark V Miller Dunn 1 Miller Dunn 2 Miller Dunn 3
1918 Mark V Commercial Three Light Breastplate Feed Fisheries
1918 Mark V Five Bolt
(photos courtesy of R. D'Onofrio)
12 Bolt 3 Bolt
Miscellaneous & Other Helmets
Shallow Water Helmet by unknown maker. We have no information on this helmet.
Here is a helmet which will never be mistaken for a Mark V.
Photos courtesy of Rich D'Onofrio