In Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands, 19th century, a unit of liquid capacity used for whale oil.
|Amsterdam||quardeel, kwarteel||18 - 21 steekkannen||343 - 400|
|Helsingør (Elsinore), Denmark||quarter, quarteel||= 63 English wine gallons||238.5|
|Hamburg and Altoona||Quarteel||231.69 liters
(a weight of 4 Centners = 448 Pfund, about 217 kg
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