The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Fort Jay, St Cornelius Chapel
Fort Jay
New York City: Governor's Island, New York 10004


OHS Database ID 36089.

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Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition Unknown.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 6 registers. 6 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal.


  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. ARTISTE (Database Manager. July 13, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Installed behind the façade of the existing Hook & Hastings organ of 1906. Replaced by a Rodgers in the 1980s (Database Manager. March 23, 2009)

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Chapel Interior. Photo by Larry Trupiano via Steven E. Lawson
Pipe facade. Photo by Larry Trupiano via Steven E. Lawson

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  • Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO website
           Governors Island, New York
           Chapel of St. Cornelius the Centurion
           Möller   Op. 8673   1954   2/6
           GREAT (enclosed)       SWELL                 PEDAL
       16' Bourdon      92     8' Salicional 80     16' Bourdon
        8' Diapason     80     4' Nachthorn  61      8' Diapason
        8' Gedeckt             4' Salicet            8' Bourdon
        4' Octave              2' Salicetina         8' Salicional
        4' Flute              16' Trompette  85      4' Octave
    2 2/3' Nazard       61     8' Trompette          4' Bourdon
        2' Super Octave        4' Trompette          4' Salicet
        2' Flute                  Tremulant         16' Trompette *
    1 1/3' Larigot                                   8' Trompette
           Tremulant                                 4' Trompette
           Chimes       pf     
        *  half-length CCC to FF
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield April 17, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.