SS.Peter & Paul Orthodox Church (OCA)
   Church Street
   Saint Paul Island, Alaska, USA
   LL: N 57.12092, W 170.28097
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   SS.Peter and Paul Church
   P.O. Box 193
   St.Paul Island, AK  99660
   - or -
   Rev. Evon Bereskin, Dean,
     Aleutian Deanery




   Gift of the Alaska Commercial Company;
   added semitone is flat 7th; in the
   original installation, 5 trebles swung.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1875
     with bells made by Hooper/Blake
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nW5   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  4 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    8 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   9 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:   _%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1989

The English Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it as of Nov.2010, and the related Wikimedia Commons page has more photos.

The denominational Webpage has contact information.

Photo of the taut-rope chiming rack

Newspaper clipping from 1875 with details of the bells

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hooper/Blake bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AK.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/01/08

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