62 Centre Street
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554

Courtesy of Sarah E. Bach;  Sarah E. Bach

Joseph W. Steere & Son Organ Company, Springfield, Massachusetts, Opus 533, 1904
Tonal revisions by Andover Organ Company Methuen, Massachusetts, 1971
Renovation by Roche Organ Company, Inc., Taunton, Massachusetts, 1996

Two manuals and pedal
Slider chests, Mechanical Key and Stop Action
3 divisions, 16 ranks, 18 stops

Organ Specifications

GREAT

8' Melodia
8' Open Diapason
8' Dulciana
4' Principal
4' Wald Flute

SWELL

8' Stopped Diapason
8' Violin Diapason
8' Salicional
8' Celeste
4' Flute
2' Fifteenth
1 1/3' Larigot
8' Oboe
8' Bassoon
16' Bourdon
16' Bass

PEDAL

16' Bourdon
16' Double Open Diapason

COUPLERS

Swell to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Swell to Great
S to G Super Octave
Tremolo
Expression Pedal

The Steere organ, of about 5 tons was installed in 1904. The cost was of $2500. The organ has 1914 pipes in 16 stops. Projecting console with drawknobs and straight stepped jambs.



Courtesy of Sarah E. Bach;  Sarah E. Bach

Roche Organ Company, Inc.,
Taunton, Massachusetts, Opus 33, 1989

Two manuals and pedal
Slider chests
Mechanical Key and Stop Action
3 divisions, 13 ranks, 11 stops

Organ Specifications

GREAT

8' Violin Diapason
8' Chimney Flute
4' Principal
Mixture II-IV

SWELL

8' Stopped Flute
4' Spire Flute
2 2/3' Nazard
2' Principal
1 3/5' Tierce

PEDAL

8' Principal Bass
16' Bourdon

COUPLERS

(by hitch-down pedals)
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Swell to Great
Tremulant affecting all stops
Expression Pedal










The Roche organ is located in the Old North Vestry, Chapel. Projecting console with drawknobs and straight stepped jambs.




Source: The Nantucket Community Music Center, Nantucket, Massachusetts
            Organs of the United States and Canada Database (OUSCDB), Seattle, Washington
            Sarah E. Bach