as of 04/16/14
as of 04/16/14
& Viking price lists.
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
Product warnings and
General Diving Equipment
What gear it takes to dive.
What goes into making a diving helmet
Real or Replica?
Features of the various helmet models
How DESCO started
Those who built DESCO
General product history. Catalogs, significant orders, etc.
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 in museums
Photos from some of
our repair projects
DESCO Historical Item Collection
Miscellaneous Photos, 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.
03/14/14: Photos of a Heinke 3 light helmet sent to us by P. K. Chandran have been posted on
the GALLERY 4 page.
03/06/14: (1) The IN STOCK page has been updated. (2)The LINKS page was updated. Due to our website admin slacking off we were remiss in not getting a link to David Dekker's DiveScrap.com photo website on the links page till now.
02/25/14: The IN STOCK page has been updated.
02/13/14: The NEWS page has been updated. Viking Drysuits can now be ordered on divedesco.com. All of DESCO's execpc.com e-mail addresses will close down on March 4th. Any e-mail sent to these addresses after 03/04/14 will get a mailer daemon failure notice and we won't receive them.
01/30/14: The IN STOCK page has been updated.
01/22/14: We have updated the IN STOCK page. A polished Mark V Helmet is now in stock.
01/14/14: We have posted the 2014 Commercial and Specialty price lists on the RETAIL PRICE LISTS page. Since there was not going to be a general pricing revision to start 2014 the only changes are the addition of a new classic helmet model, the Lightweight Commercial Helmet to the Commercial Price List, and a few new items to the Specialty Price List.
01/03/14: Welcome to 2014. We hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday season.
(1) Ric decided we will not be doing a new annual pricelist at this time. The last revision of the 2013 pricelist will remain valid until further notice.
(2) We were notified that several of the links on our LINKS page were broken. The page has been gone over and bad links were repaired or removed.
(3) 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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