Solent Models SOM 24a USNS Blue Jacket, (T-AF-51) , Alstede-class stores ship 1950-71 1/1250
USNS Blue Jacket was a C2-S-B1 type freighter built at Oakland, CA, completed in 1943 and operated by the United Fruit Company during WW2. In 1950, she was aquired by the Military Sea Transportation Service to transport refrigerated stores to European ports. Modelled here by Solent Models in basic paint finish, no. SOM24a.
The decks on this model are painted in the same grey that the hull and superstructure are painted.