St Mary Star of the Sea – Melbourne

33 Howard St, West Melbourne VIC 3003, Australia

Organ built between 1898 and 1900 by George Fincham. 3 manuals, 38 speaking stops, tubular (pressure) pneumatic action. Largest organ built in Australia during the 19th century that survives in its original condition.
First organ classified by National Trust. Restored by SIOC 1992-1993.

Double Open Diapason16' Z & SM
No. 1 Open Diapason8' Z & SM
No. 2 Open Diapason8' Z & SM
Claribel8' W
Principal4' SM
Flute4' W & SM
Twelfth3' SM
Fifteenth2' SM
MixtureIII rks SM
Double Trumpet16' Z & SM
Posaune8' SM
Clarion4' SM
Great Sub Octave
Great Super Octave
Swell to Great Sub
Swell to Great
Swell to Great Super
Choir to Great
SWELL (enclosed)
Bourdon 16 W16' W
Open Diapason8' Z & SM
Hohi Flute8' W
Stopped Diapason8' W
Gamba grooved bass8' SM
Celeste TC8' SM
Octave4' SM
Rohr flote4' W & SM
Piccolo2' W & SM
Cornopean8' SM
Oboe8' SM
Vox Humana8' SM
Clarion4' SM
Swell Sub Octave
Swell Super, Octave
CHOIR (enclosed)
Hohl Flute8' W
Gedact8' W
Dulciana8' Z & SM
Harmonic Flute4' SM
Flageolet2' W & SM
Clarionet8' SM
Orchestral Oboe8' SM
Swell to Choir
Open Diapason metal16' Z & SM
Open Diapason wood16' W
Bourdon16' W
Violon8' W
Bass Flute8' W
Fifteenth4' SM
Pedal Super Octave
Choir to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
SM = spotted metal (lead/tin alloy)
W= wood
Z= zinc (flue pipes longer than 4ft; reed pipes longer than 8ft)
Manual C - c4 61 notes
Pedal CC - f 30 notes
5 fixed thumb pistons to Great
6 fixed thumb pistons to Swell
3 fixed thumb pistons to Choir
3 fixed composition pedals to Pedal
Lever pedal to Swell (left pedal)
Lever pedal to Choir (right pedal)
C - b0 17 19 22
C1 - f3 12 15 17
F#3 - C4 8 12 15
C = 540 Hz @ 19° C (old philharmonic)
Great, Swell and Choir 3-1/4" (84mm)
Pedal and action 4" (103mm)
Ventus 2-1/2hp blowing plant delivering 120mm output
Left case: Swell Organ, Swell reservoir (mounted over the top of the swell box and forming its roof), Pedal Open Diapason Metal 16ft (in façade)
Centre of gallery: Console
Right case: Great Organ, Choir Organ (enclosed in a swell box behind the Great Organ), Pedal Organ (mounted at floor level behind the Choir Organ).
Blowing chamber (over former baptistry and adjacent to right case): Large reservoir (Pedal Organ and action), Small reservoir (Great and Choir Organs), electric blower.