The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's United (Presbyterian) Church
1401 Comox Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1N9 Canada

OHS Database ID 53276.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 16, 2017.

Technical Details

Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 32 registers. 33 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.


  • Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The cost was $6,460.00. (Database Manager. September 4, 2014)
  • Rebuilt by Jean Girouard; destroyed by fire October 29, 1974. (Jeff Scofield. February 16, 2017)

Online Documents

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Source: Copied from the factory specifications dated February 23, 1907
         Vancouver, British Columbia
         St. John's Presbyterian Church
         Casavant   Op. 291   1907   3/33
         GREAT                        SWELL
     16' Dbl Open Diapason 65     16' Bourdon          61
      8' Open Diapason     65      8' Open Diapason    61
      8' Violin Diapason   65      8' Stopped Diapason 61
      8' Doppel Flute      65      8' Viola di Gamba   61
      4' Octave            65      8' Vox Celeste      49
      4' Harmonic Flute    65      8' Dolcissimo       61
      2' Fifteenth         65      4' Flute Traverse   61
    III  Mixture          195      4' Gemshorn         61
      8' Trumpet           65      2' Piccolo          61
         Super                     8' Cornopean        61
                                   8' Oboe & Bassoon   61
         CHOIR                     8' Vox Humana       61
      8' Geigen Principal  61         Super
      8' Melodia           61
      8' Dulciana          61         PEDAL
      4' Dolce Flute       61
      2' Harmonic Piccolo  61     16' Open Diapason    30
      8' Clarinet          61     16' Bourdon          30
         Super                    16' Gedeckt          SW
                                   8' Flute (OpDiap)   12
                                   8' Violoncello      30
                                  16' Trombone (soft)  30
         [Received from Jeff Scofield February 17, 2017]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Source: Copied from the factory specifications dated February 23, 1907 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.