As a fully insured, ADC & OSSHA certified, Mid-West based diving company, our goal is to provide clients with courteous, highly professional, and affordable Commercial Diving and Salvage services, not only in the Mid-West, but also throughout the United States.

With an extensive background in all facets of Inland and Offshore Diving and Marine Construction, our corporate group of Engineers, Supervisors and Divers bring to the table over 80 years of experience in both shallow (Air) and deep water (mixed-gas) related projects within the Diving and Marine Construction fields.   Most salvage diving is commercial work, or military work, depending on the diving contractor and the purpose for the salvage operation we can cover any size project.

Great Lakes Diving and Salvage marine construction division primarily serves customers in the civil construction and engineering markets, including federal, state, municipal, and private sector needs.

In addition to underwater construction, we work on other highly technical projects and tasks requiring customized underwater solutions.  Our expertise in both inland and offshore diving services and operations, gives us deep-water infrastructure capabilities that are useful in the industry.

We bring together the resources to handle challenging projects with our project management, engineering, and fabrication abilities—anytime, anywhere. We’re able to create custom solutions, from design and fabrication to implementation.

With our great safety record and experienced crews, we provide support services for platforms, pipelines, and other operations. Our employees have operational experience working on many types of platforms.

Our diving services equipment is portable and can accommodate a diversity of job tasks and work platforms.  In addition, our diving systems can be further configured to accommodate a variety of deck layout plans. Fill out our Contact Form below or visit our Contact Us page to team up with Great Lakes Diving and Salvage and discover our locations today.


  • Dam Repairs
  • Bridge Repairs
  • Marine Construction
  • Power Plants (fossil and nuclear)
  • Deep Penetration Dives 2,000 ft +
  • Pipeline/Sewer Repair and Placement
  • Inspections . . . Levels . . I . . . II . . . III Video & Still Camera
  • Outfalls
  • Cable Runs
  • Ships Husbandry
  • Haz-Mat Related Diving
  • Recoveries and Other Salvage Needs
  • Dredging Mechanical & Diver Assisted
  • Underwater Cutting & Welding (AWS certified procedures)
  • And Much More……

Recent Projects


City of Escanaba

Raw Water Intake Pipeline As one of our diving projects we installed a pipeline for Escanaba Michigan. City of Escanaba Pipeline for Raw Water intake. Joint venture with GLD&S and Roen Salvage. The Pipeline is 30" in diameter and was approx 2000' in length, 800' underwater, with approx. 50 sections mated together with the use of an underwater [...]


Soo Power Plant

Lamprey Trap Installation We have had a wide range of diverse diving projects, for example in January 2009 we built and installed a lamprey trap for the Army Corp. of Engineers at the Edison Sault Hydroelectric Plant in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.