St.Michael the Archangel
   Nybakken, btwn Strandgata & Mellomgata
   Hammerfest, Norway
   LL: N 70.66359, E 23.68961
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   St.Mikael kirke
   Salsgata 52
   N-9600 Hammerfest, Norway
   T: 78 41 14 47
   E: hammerfest/@/katolsk DOTno




   The northernmost regularly staffed
   Catholic church in the world.
   Installation by Prais (Poland)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

The church Website is mostly in Norwegian, but some parts are also in English and Polish.

Photo of the building

Wikimedia photo of the building in winter

Google StreetView image of the church

A tourist page has a photo of the building and provides contact information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Norway.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Jul-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/07/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/07/19

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