The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Vincent de Paul R.C. Church
S. Capitol & M Sts., SE
Washington, District of Columbia

OHS Database ID 1891.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 406, 2011-07-02.

Status and Condition

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 23, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 14 stops.


  • Undergoing renovation by David Storey in 2001. Reinstalled the 8' open wood pedal pipes (original windchest and action were still there). (Elizabeth Schmitt. December 1, 2004)
  • Updated by David Storey

    I don't know where this notion that I am restoring or have restored this organ came from. I have never worked on this organ and am quite unfamiliar with it. - David Storey (Thurlow Weed. September 23, 2019)

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Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2010-11-15
Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2010-11-15

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  • From 2011 convention program
    St. Vincent de Paul R.C. Church, Washington, D.C.
    1869 August Pomplitz Opus 140
    16' Bourdon (t.c.)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason Treble (t.c.)
    8' Stopped Diapason Bass
    8' Dulciana (t.c.)
    4' Principal
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    Tremulo (affecting Swell, removed)
    Bellows Signal
    Swell (bass unenclosed):
    8' Open Diapason (t.c.)
    8' Salicional (t.c.)
    8' Stopped Diapason Treble
    8' Stopped Diapason Bass
    4' Principal Treble (t.c.)
    4' Principal Bass
    4' Flute (t.c.)
    8' Oboe (t.c.)
    16' Bourdon
    8' Diapason
    Gr & Sw Coupling
    Gr & Ped Coupling
    Hitch-down swell
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-04-29.]
  • Click Here From 2011 convention program Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.