Quarteel

In Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands, 19th century, a unit of liquid capacity used for whale oil.

Locale Alternative Names Equivalents Liters
Amsterdam quardeel, kwarteel 18 - 21 steekkannen 343 - 400
Helsingør (Elsinore), Denmark quarter, quarteel = 63 English wine gallons 238.5
Hamburg and  Altoona Quarteel chart symbol  231.69 liters
(a weight of 4 Centners = 448 Pfund, about 217 kg

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