South tower
   St.John the Baptist RC Church
   John F. Kennedy Boulevard at Brooks Pl.
   Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.73635, W 74.06286
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   St.John's Rectory
   3026 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
   Jersey City, NJ  07306-3695
   T: (201)653-8814
      johns3026/@/comcast DOTnet




   Electrified in October 1939; silent
   since clappers were removed in 1960s
   to prevent complaints from new

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003


The church Website has no photos and no history.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 NJ.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/07/06

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